hmv's Next Big Thing... #189 Laurel
Every Wednesday we recommend a brand new artist who we think you're going to love. This week we bring you elegant songstress Laurel...
Who Is She?
Laurel is 24-year-old Southampton native Laurel Arnell-Cullen. She's been making music for over five years and is now on the verge of dropping her debut album Dogviolet, which arrives soon and was written and recorded in her home studio in East London.
What Does She Sound Like?
Take the icy cool of Lana Del Rey, the raw power of The White Stripes and the elegance of Wolf Alice and you've got a pretty good measure of Laurel's sound.
Why Should I Be Excited?
Her smoky vocals, meshed with jagged production and slick grooves, are a hypnotic combination.
Can I Hear Something?
Absolutely, her new tune 'Same Mistakes' is below for you: