Instead she'll be one of the Lascivious Biddies, a four-woman pop, jazz and cabaret group that will be helping to ring in the new year Wednesday night at Mechanics Hall as part of First Night Worcester 2009.
The Lascivious Biddies recently released an EP titled "A Very Biddy Christmas" with traditional seasonal tunes - "Here Comes Santa Claus" - and the group's own compositions - "Christmastime in New York.
The Lascivious Biddies had formed eight months before Lane came on board eight years ago.
The original guitarist of the Lascivious Biddies left two years ago ("it was really amicable," Lane said).
A review in the The Bergen County Record stated, "The Lascivious Biddies - a steadily rising, all-female New York City quartet - write and perform songs so offbeat, so unique and so encompassing of other music categories that they had to come up with their own name for what they do: cocktail pop.
Meanwhile, The Providence Journal wrote, "The Lascivious Biddies push the sexy, both in name and the way that they sell themselves, but what the New York female quartet really has going on is chops and intelligence.
That said, the Lascivious Biddies are never far from Lane's thoughts.
The Lascivious Biddies had a five-year plan, and they met all the goals, Lane said.
CUTLINE: Clockwise from top left, Saskia Lane, Deidre Rodman, Ila Cantor and Lee Ann Westover are The Lascivious Biddies, a pop, jazz and cabaret group from New York City.