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Lauv

Concerts & Music B and indie-pop. Featured on Lauvs independently released debut EP Lost in the Light, the quietly aching track shot to #11 on Spotifys Todays Top Hits playlist and has now amassed over 100 million streams on the platform. With I Like Me Better (a spring-2017 single that surpassed 100 million streams in three months), Lauv offers up a more uptempo track built on gracefully sculpted beats and shimmering melody. But even with its brighter mood, I Like Me Better still delivers the soul-baring lyrics and intimate vocals that perfectly reflect Lauvs artistic mission.Born in San Francisco, Leff moved around the country throughout his childhood and learned to play piano and viola as a kid. Once hed taken up guitar and thrown himself into writing those heart-on-sleeve love songs, he started a solo indie-electronic project that included booking his own tours. After high school, Leff began studying music technology at New York University, where he immersed himself in production and ended up signing to the publishing company Prescription Songs.During his college years, Leff strayed from his intensely personal work and shifted his focus to writing and producing for other artists. I got further away from how Id started out writing, which was totally stream-of- consciousness and natural, and closer to writing what I thought people might want to hear, he recalls. But during his sophomore year, Leff had a shift in perspective when he stumbled upon a particularly illuminating interview with Paul Simon. In the interview, Simon described his songwriting as a process of uncovering his most buried feelingsa concept that hit home for Leff. Reading that interview, something clicked in me and helped me get back in touch with the way I used to write, Leff says. I started learning how to let go again, how to stop second-guessing and overanalyzing myself, and just focus on being honest.Soon afterward, Leff came up with The Other and launched Lauv as a solo project. (The name translates to lion
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Start:
January 26, 2018
End:
January 26, 2018
Where:
Troubadour 9081 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, California, 90069 United States
Phone:
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Event Type:
Concerts & Music
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