This browser doesn't support Spotify Web Player. Switch browsers or download Spotify for your desktop.

Lonely Benson

Popular

  1. 1.
    Strawberry Afternoons
    3:180:30
  2. 2.
    Can't Put You Down
    3:290:30
  3. 3.
    Leave You Mama
    4:000:30
  4. 4.
    Silly Girl
    4:540:30
  5. 5.
    Lazy Lover
    4:070:30
I don't mind if you consider my music background music, my goal is to provide music that enhances the atmosphere and encourages calm.
Uprooted from Melbourne, Australia and settling in Seattle as a teen in the early 00's, I navigated the turmoil of adolescence using music as my refuge/compass. As a kid I grew up playing classical piano and violin but I kind of hated it. It just wasn't very exciting and it certainly wasn't considered 'cool'. It was the first time I picked up a beat up old Squire bass in middle school that I really fell in love with music. It just felt right in my hands. I've been hooked ever since!
At the conclusion of a ten year career fronting an indie-pop band (This Providence), I decided to pursue a more conventional songwriting career and in 2013 moved to Nashville but found the work to be unappealing and instead sought life experience procuring a local bartending gig and taking a short break from music.
I returned to music with a fresh sound influenced by my newfound love for bossa-nova and all things "chill". So following a year of monthly releases I put out a self-titled album "Lonely Benson" in April 2018. Very nice.
I returned to Seattle later that year with an unfinished album shared with Nashville based electro-psychedelic duo, “Low Talker”. The project continues to be completed remotely.
"Fate" the latest.

46,083

Monthly Listeners

7,075

Followers

Where people listen

Albums

Singles

Discovered On

Related Artists

Listen to Lonely Benson now.

Listen to Lonely Benson in full in the Spotify app