(written & produced by Lovely Laura, Ridney & Ben Santiago)
Lead Vocals: Lovely Laura Backing Vocals: Ben Santiago
ABOUT LOVELY LAURA A Leeds College of Music graduate in Jazz BA (Hons), the saxophonist/ vocalist Lovely Laura is renowned for her incredible live performances with Hed Kandi, Ministry of Sound, Ocean Beach Ibiza and Space-Ibiza making it no surprise that she is currently the clubbing world's most in demand saxophonist, having played in the most prestigious clubs: Space – Ibiza, Zouk – Singapore, Pacha – Worldwide & Cocoon – Frankfurt to name but a few.
To add to this, and under the personal invitation of Domenico Dolce (Dolce & Gabbana), Laura has toured the world performing at their exclusive events such as fashion show and boutique parties, even personal events. She is also regularly requested to play for Storm Models - London, Audi, VW, Lexus & Moet & Chandon and has performed personally for celebrity clients such as Tommy Hilfiger, Eva Herzigova, Nick Mason (Pink Floyd) & Brian Ferry whilst also entertaining at exclusive Ibiza weddings & parties for Axwell (Swedish House Mafia), Slash (Guns & Roses) & MTV.
Laura's passion extends from electronic music to that of jazz and soul, where, as a solo artist the also talented singer/ songwriter, has enthralled thousands at arenas such as the O2, NEC, Manchester Evening News Arena and Amsterdam Heineken Music Hall, supporting artists such as Take That, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, The Stylistics and Candy Dulfer. Her angelic voice can be heard on the incredible Hed Kandi album Balearica Unplugged released September 2011, where she was the featured vocalist for the entire album. The album deservedly went straight to No.4 in the UK iTunes Dance Album Charts. Championed by Jazz FM and described as ‘completely original’, her debut jazz album Off The Ground was signed immediately by Robin Millar CBE (Sade, Everything But The Girl, Randy Crawford).
Described by the late iconic Humphrey Lyttleton (BBC Radio 2) as a ‘saxophonist with distinction’, Lovely Laura is a D’Addario performing artist who plays exclusively on Jazz Select Reeds. She is also endorsed by Yanagisawa saxophones. For the summer, Laura always returns to a place she now calls home; Ibiza, where she will be found entertaining the masses on the hedonistic island.
Laura's sax solo version of Klingande "Jubel" at Ocean Beach, Ibiza went viral last summer with well over 130,000 views in only a handful of weeks.