Lara Landon

For fans of:Sarah McLaughlin, Tori Amos, Patty Griffin, Nicole Nordeman, Alicia Keys
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Lara Landon is a singer/songwriter, worship leader and author based out of Nashville TN.

Whether she’s meticulously crafting lyrics or ministering to the physically and spiritually needy, authenticity reigns supreme with Landon. Her main goal is to be an intermediary. “I’ve learned over the past few years that my job, and success to me, is connecting people with God and connecting God with people—whether that be through hands-on service, or a simple melody that I’m playing on the piano,” she says. “I’m a connector, and if I’m doing my part correctly, I will disappear and leave people face-to-face with their own heart and the heart of God.”

Between her voice and her piano, she perfectly executes the music that she hopes will reach deep into her audience's souls. Pulling from the dark and pushing into the light, arms outstretched in both directions, Lara establishes that balance again the juxtaposition that makes her music feel moody and hopeful, joyful and broken, all at once. And it is a beautiful, perfect tension.

"Lara Landon stands out for her smoldering vocal style, well-sculpted melodies, and distinctly personal take… (Overcome) invites comparisons with Laura Nyro, Sarah McLachlan, and Paula Cole with its piano-centered mix of folk, pop, and soul blended with an unflinching emotional honesty." -ITunes

“(Overcome) stands out for it’s piano centered mix of folk, pop and soul blended with unflinching emotional honesty” -Itunes “Landon effectively portrays her own love affair with Christ and calls others to the knowledge they are his beloved."

-Andrea Bailey Willits, Christianity Today

"With an album that is as equally beautiful as it is intelligent and insightful, Landon provides a set of songs that will impact the ears with their beauty and the heart with its honest message of hope and grace in times of adversity." -Soul-Audio

"This is one of the most emotionally moving albums I’ve ever heard. Lara’s remarkable singing voice and interesting music and lyrics are truly captivating… One of my top albums of the year."

-Kevin Davis, New Release Tuesday

"At the end of the day, (There Is Grace) will touch you in all of your broken places." -About.com

"Weaving a tapestry of rich lyrics and soaring tones, Lara Landon tells the story of her journey to Nashville in songs rooted in faith and soul."

- Grammy Award winning Steve Fishell's City Sessions Nashville

album was chosen by iTunes as one of the top 12 albums of 2012 in the CCM genre.

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