Introducing: Laurel

Southampton-raised, 22 year old London-based singer, songwriter and producer Laurel Arnell-Cullen has been busy this year, whether that be releasing her Park EP, or signing to iconic English independent label Counter Records(an imprint of Ninja Tune), releasing the tracks ‘Life Worth Living’ and ‘San Francisco’ on her own Theia label or heading out on her first headline tour.

Critical acclaim has appeared from numerous blogs, becoming a mainstay on the hype machine chat in 2016 and picking up support from the likes of Radio 16MusicRadio XBeats 1Spotify and awarded Apple Music’s very first New Artist of the Week. Laurel has garnered comparisons to just about every young pop singer out there, including Lana Del ReyLordeLaura Marling.

Laurel writes, performs, records, produces and mixes her music in her East London bedroom based studio. Where she has been setting the final touches to her debut album, due for release in early 2017.  Her music demonstrates a maturity of sound beyond her 22 years, her breathy vocals sitting atop exquisite melodies with heartfelt, intimate delivery.

Laurel Links: Soundcloud | Facebook | Twitter

Laurel plays Ort Birmingham on Thurs 2nd March 2017. Tickets available here.

Watch the video for ‘Hurricane’ below:

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