The language of music transcends political, religious and cultural boundaries. It is with this spirit that Lane McCray burst onto the international music scene in the mid and late 1990s with the late diva Melanie Thornton. Having met in Frankfurt, Germany by a chance encounter, this powerhouse duo became known as La Bouche (French for “the mouth”) and conquered the dance music scene with landmark success, producing chart toping singles, peaking at number one in seven countries. The successful dynamic duo conquered the charts of the 1990s. With more than 10-million records sold under BMG and the meticulously watchful eye of legendary music mogul Frank Farian, La Bouche earned numerous awards, including the German Grammy, the Echo, for Dance Song of the Year in 1995.
In 2001, Melanie Thornton passed in plane crash while promoting her solo career. La Bouche today consists of original vocalist Sir Lane McCray and Kayo Shekoni (who has been endorsed by Melanie Thorton’s estate
Sir Lane McCray has been busy in the studio as well. He has already released several solo singles including European chart toppers "Heartbeat" “Pump It” and “Boom”. In May 2014, McCray recorded a tribute to Melanie Thornton titled “I’ll Give”. A heartfelt ballad which is truly inspiring and captivating for all La Bouche fans. His upcoming new single “Heartbeat” is slated for July 2014 release.