Shannon Lyon (born April 29, 1969) is a Canadian musician and singer-songwriter. Born and raised in Southern, Ontario, Canada, Lyon began his musical career in 1990, forming his first band Strange Days (1990-1993). During his time in Strange Days, Lyon also started his low-key solo career and released his first solo studio album Buffalo White in 1994. Since 1994 Lyon has released ten studio albums and has received critical recognition and moderate commercial success.
Lyon was the first Canadian signed to Richard Branson's post Virgin Record label V2 in 2004 with the release of the critically acclaimed album Wandered which was recorded in a 17th century farmhouse in the south of Holland. Wandered was released in Australia on Collision records and in Europe on Inbetweens Records.
Lyon moved to Holland in 2000 and spent the better part of a decade living and touring in Spain, Germany and The Netherlands.
Lyon currently lives in British Columbia, Canada.