About Us

THE SILVERLINE is the formidable songwriting partnership of husband and wife Michael & Catherine Lehnen.

They're an emerging singer/songwriter duo who continue to make a very strong impression boasting some very noteworthy chart successes over the past twelve months! That achievement includes three top 5 hit songs on the Australian National Country Charts including a #1 hit song (Box of Wood) which held the #1 position for 4 consecutive weeks. The song also achieved finalist status in the World Songwriter Awards 2020. With The Silverline it's "country with a cause" as they continue to deliver original arena-ready catchy chart-topping country songs! Both are seasoned live performers who together deliver exceptional live performances that are powerful and immersive. They sure know how to work a crowd and deliver the goods!

Hailing from Nashville TN, singer / songwriter / lead guitarist Michael was a session player and well-known radio personality throughout Alabama & Tennessee. Michael has rubbed shoulders with Country Royalty including Shania Twain, Garth Brooks, Randy Travis and Hank Williams Jnr. As a session player, his performance credits in the “Duets” movie soundtrack and other contributions.

Catherine is a seasoned vocalist, accomplished songwriter and guitarist. She performed on Season 7 of The Voice Australia achieving elite finalist status singing live for Boy George, Delta and Kelly. With her powerful edgy vocals she crosses blues, pop and country borders with finesse.  She has performed extensively throughout Australia including live TV performances, Radio and session work.


Our original songs  & influences


  • Let The Rain Fall
  • Box Of Wood
  • Home Sweet Homeless
  • A horse and his girl
  • The Borderline
  • Lovely
  • Walking the Wall
  • Northern Coast


  • Merle Haggard
  • Shania Twain
  • Slim Dusty
  • Brooks and Dunn
  • Dolly Parton
  • Alan Jackson
  • Keith Urban
  • The Eagles
  • Johnny Cash
  • Linda Rondstadt
  • Gretchen Wilson
  • Glenn Campbell
  • Jimmy Buffett
  • The Mavericks
  • Little Feat
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Eric Clapton
  • Steve Earle
  • Asleep at the wheel
  • Dwight Yoakam
  • Pat Benatar
  • Hank Williams
  • Lady A
  • Sugarland
  • Alabama
  • George Jones
  • Tim McGraw
  • Martina McBride
  • Troy Cassar-Daley
  • Kenny Rogers
  • Garth Brooks
  • Doobie Bros
  • The Chicks
  • Willie Nelson
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