The new sound of Funk, Soul and Conscious Groove. Blane Lyon's musical depth and political thought revitalize the sonic landscape. All People is the debut album of musical funkateer Blane Lyon. This album is soulful, danceable and deep. The kind of music that inspires one to think, dream, dance and make love at the same time. This music is filled with unifying and evolutionary messages delivered with passionate performances and innovative production. From the dancefloor to the bedroom this album soothes, grooves and inspires. Featuring the funky production of David Jenkins (Foxgluv) and performances by an all star cast of bay area musicians, All People establishes Blane Lyon as one of the freshest and most progressive voices of todays musical landscape. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, he can be found bumping dance clubs with his booty shaking electronica, grooving with his original band, The Real or warming hearts with his rootsy acoustic soul. Blane Lyon fluently weaves together many genres producing beautiful musical hybrids with compelling lyrical themes. Born and raised in San Francisco, Blane began writing songs and poetry at age 13 when his mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer. He From these intense early experiences he learned to imbue is artistic works with emotional urgency and a level of depth rarely found in today's pop music. Blane attended School of Performing Arts (High School) in San Francisco where he studied dance. He completed an independent music composition and performance major at the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1994. Since 1989 he has been the primary songwriter for 5 different northern California bands. In 1996 Blane formed the funk collective Family Soul. Having performed over 250 live concerts solo and with his groups throughout the West Coast, Hawaii, and Europe. Blane is no stranger to the live arena. Blane Lyon also was a musical member of Foxgluv, The Venutians and the One World Orchestra. In 2005 Blane founded The Real and began performing in California . After years of hard work, Blane finally sees the release of his debut solo album 'All People' which he has been working the crowd with throughout the summer at large outdoor events such as Reggae on the River, Earthdance and Burning Man Decompression. With all the buzz developing around the All People album Blane Lyon with The Real are looking forward to touring the US and Europe in 2006.