Alex Lahey

Alex Lahey



Alex Lahey is an Australian singer-songwriter from Melbourne.

In 2016, Lahey won the Josh Pyke Partnership. Her track "You Don't Think You Like People Like Me" received Pitchfork's Best New Track Award[1] and was featured in the Triple J Hottest 100 of 2016. Lahey subsequently also won a Triple J Unearthed prize, leading to a slot to perform at Splendour in the Grass and a nomination for a J Award for Unearthed Artist of the Year. Lahey's EP B-Grade University was then released later that year.[2]

In January 2017, Lahey signed to Dead Oceans Records which re-released her B-Grade University EP.[3] By October 6, 2017, she was able to release her debut album, I Love You Like a Brother, through her own independent label, Nicky Boy Records.[4] The album ended up in several year-end albums-of-the-year lists, including those by Bandcamp Daily,[5] Noisey,[6] the Sydney Morning Herald,[7] Under the Radar, BrooklyVegan, and[8] Spin Magazine would also cite the album as one of the magazine's 13 "Favorite Overlooked Albums of 2017".[9] After touring Australia through October 2017, Lahey then took her live show worldwide in performances set across the US and Europe between December 8, 2017 and April, 2018.[10]



There's No Money
There's No Money is a song by musical artist Alex Lahey, released on November 17, 2017.
I Love You Like a Brother
I Love You Like a Brother is an album by musical artist Alex Lahey, released on October 6, 2017.
I Haven’t Been Taking Care Of Myself
I Haven’t Been Taking Care Of Myself is a song by musical artist Alex Lahey, released on September 15, 2017.
I Haven't Been Taking Care of Myself
I Haven't Been Taking Care of Myself is a song by musical artist Alex Lahey, released on September 15, 2017.

Photos - Alex Lahey17

Popular Albums2

Popular Songs9

Music-Related Relationships1

Awards & Nominations1



Spotify - Albums & Singles13


Spotify - Appears On2


Spotify - Top Tracks10


News Articles15

Alex Lahey’s Adorable ‘I Love You Like A Brother’ Video Is Filled With Old Family Recordings
  –  March 19, 2018
Australia’s Alex Lahey emerged herself as an artist to keep an eye on last year with her exciting debut record I Love You Like A Brother, which generated enough buzz to get Lahey her US television debut on Late Night With Seth Meyers. Now that her Huge ...
Video: Alex Lahey – “I Love You Like a Brother”
  –  March 19, 2018
Last year, Australian pop-punker Alex Lahey’s infectious album title track “I Love You Like a Brother” captured the very special love-you-always, hate-you-sometimes dynamic of having a sibling pretty close to your own age. Her latest video ...
Alex Lahey – “I Love You Like A Brother” Video
  –  March 19, 2018
It’s been a year since we named Alex Lahey an Artist To Watch and she’s lived up to the title ever since. Her debut album, I Love You Like A Brother, came out this past October and we reveled in its quirks via singles “Every Day’s The Weekend ...
Watch Straight Arrows hit the studio for a stripped-back performance of Out & Down
  –  March 19, 2018
A week after Alex Lahey dropped by Enmore Audio to lay down an acoustic performance of her track Perth Traumatic Stress Disorder, Straight Arrows frontman Owen Penglis stopped by to play a solo version of the band’s latest single Out & Down. True ...
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Feel Like Family On New Album
  –  March 15, 2018
They’re like, 'Yeah, this doesn't ever happen!'” More Inside Track features from CPR's OpenAir: Alex Lahey's 'I Love You Like A Brother' Sounds Like A Conversation With An Old Friend Tune-Yards' 'I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life ...
Gang Of Youths, Amy Shark & More Among 2018 APRA Music Awards Nominees
  –  March 14, 2018
and Ainslie Wills and Lawrence Folvig (‘Running Second’). The likes of Alex Lahey, Vera Blue and Gretta Ray are up for Breakthrough Songwriter Of The Year, while Peking Duk, Amy Shark and Styalz have all picked up three nominations from their ...
Amy Shark, Paul Kelly and Jessica Mauboy hits among Song of the Year nominees
  –  March 14, 2018
The good news is three women are nominated within Song of the Year. The Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year award is dominated by up and coming artists and composers with Alex Lahey, Celia Pavey (Vera Blue), Gretta Ray and LA-based writer to the stars ...
Amy Shark, Peking Duk, Illy, more of your faves nominated for 2018 APRA Awards
  –  March 14, 2018
Really like it.” Peking Duk earns three nominations, PNAU score dual nods for 'Chameleon', and some talented ladies lead the Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award, namely Melbourne melodist Alex Lahey, Sydney vocalist Vera Blue, and Unearthed High ...
Opinion: Robust Backing For Local Artists Has Seen The Economy Boom; It's Time To Double Down
  –  March 13, 2018
Need a snapshot? Here's just the icing. Alex Lahey, Alison Wonderland, Confidence Man, Middle Kids and Tash Sultana have been amongst first announcements and will be hitting iconic festival stages across the world including Coachella, Bonnaroo and ...
Auckland City Limits? Absolutely.
  –  March 9, 2018
The grounds were spacious, the local food trucks excellent, and local bands on the undercard fantastic, especially songwriter Stella Donnelly and raw rocker Alex Lahey. Still, there was little unique about the SCL experience. It felt as if it could have ...
Here’s Alex Lahey’s ‘I Love You Like A Brother’ album covered on ukulele
  –  March 8, 2018
Studio 52 is a community artist space located in the heart of Allston, and is proud to support the Boston music scene and local artist community. Anyone who reads this site knows that we’re pretty obsessed with Alex Lahey. The Australian musician ...
March 12-13: Harp Concert and Labyrinth Walk, Catie Curtis, Black Prince, Meng Su, John 5, Alex Lahey, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Andras Schiff
  –  February 8, 2018
Harp Concert and Labyrinth Walk: Bay Area harpists Diana Stork and Portia Diwa play music created for spiritual settings; patrons are invited to walk and contemplate. [4 p.m., St. Mary’s Cathedral, 1111 Gough St., S.F.] Catie Curtis: The artist and ...
AFLW opener: What you need to know
  –  January 29, 2018
Food trucks will be stationed around the precinct, and Melbourne-based singer-songwriter Alex Lahey will perform live during the half time break. Make Me A Magpie Zone Don't forget to get your hands on your first hero poster of the AFL Women's season ...
MUSIC: Pete's top seven albums he overlooked in 2017
  –  January 24, 2018
(Scroll down to listen to all albums on a Spotify playlist.) “I Love You Like A Brother,” Alex Lahey. The 25-year-old Australian’s full-length debut is chock full of irresistibly catchy, ’80s-style power pop and moments of casual lyrical brilliance ...
Waking up to slept-on 2017 music: From SZA to Syd to Neil Young, and the West Philly band you have to hear
  –  January 5, 2018
Alex Lahey, I Love You Like A Brother. Australian punk-pop songwriter whose full-length debut comes on with an abundance of Ramones-y energy and no shortage of hooks. Tender wit is also displayed on the 25-year-old Melbourne guitarist’s tunes like as ...


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