Lay Low


Lay Low

Infobox musical artist
Name = Lay Low


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Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Lovísa Elísabet Sigrúnardóttir
Alias =
Born = birth date and age|1982|9|10
London, England
Instrument = Vocals, guitar, bass, piano
Genre = Folk, rock, blues, country
Years_active = 2006 – Present
Label = Cod Music
Associated_acts = Benny Crespo's Gang
Stardust Motel
URL = [http://www.laylow.is/ Official Website]
[http://www.myspace.com/baralovisa/ MySpace page]

Lovísa Elísabet Sigrúnardóttir, better known by her stage name, Lay Low, is an Icelandic artist and singer.

Biography

Lovísa was born in London to a Sri Lankan father and an Icelandic mother. At a young age she moved to Iceland where she has lived since. She began taking piano lessons as a child but as a teen she started playing electric bass and guitar. Since then she has played with many local bands. She joined the band Benny Crespo's Gang playing keyboards/synthesizers and guitar. It was then when she first started to use her voice.

Lay Low, the alter ego of Lovísa, started to evolve early in the year 2006. She was spotted by a local label, Cod Music, who contacted her and showed interest in a raw demo song she had published on MySpace. [cite news
url = http://cod.is/cod/index.aspx?GroupId=21&aid=6
title = Cod Music discovers Lay Low
accessdate = 2007-04-04
publisher = Cod Music
date = 2007-02-05
] Her music combines elements of blues, folk and country.

It has been a very rapid rise in the music scene for Lovísa. In a few months after her discovery she has released an album and already sold gold in Iceland two months after its release. [cite news
url = http://www.bylarm.no/artists/nor/view/86/lay_low_presented_by_iceland_airwaves
title = Lay Low presented by Iceland Airwaves
accessdate = 2007-04-04
publisher = by:Lars
date = 2007-01-05
] Lay Low was nominated for four of the 2006 Icelandic Music Awards, and won two; Best female singer and best album cover. She was also voted by the nation through phone election as the most popular artist of 2006. [cite news
url = http://www.tonlist.is/Article.aspx?id=271
title = Icelandic Music Awards 2006
accessdate = 2007-04-04
publisher = Tónlist.is
date = 2007-01-21
]

Discography

Solo

*"Please Don't Hate Me" (2006)
*"Ökutímar" soundtrack (2008)

With Benny Crespo's Gang

* "Benny Crespo's Gang" (2007)

External links

* [http://www.laylow.is Lay Low Official Website]
*myspace|baralovisa

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