Number of songs: 1 | Total weeks on charts: 8
Appearing in a total number of: 2 charts | Total period running: 40 days
Holly Lapsley Fletcher (born 7 August 1996), known by the stage name Låpsley, is a British singer-songwriter and electronic music artist. She grew up in Southport, Merseyside.
Holly Lapsley Fletcher was born on 7 August 1996 in York. Her middle name "Lapsley" is her mother's maiden name. She attended Greenbank High School in Southport. In 2011 at the age of 14 she was nominated by her teachers as a "Gold Ambassador" to promote sports and the Olympics in her school on behalf of the Youth Sport Trust. Her sporting interests included yachting.
Having been part of a number of bands in the Merseyside area, Låpsley won the 'One to Watch' prize at Merseyside's GIT (Getintothis) Award in April 2014, following over half a million listens of her solo bedroom-recorded Monday EP on Soundcloud. She played the BBC Introducing stage at Glastonbury Festival in June 2014 having been championed by BBC Radio 1 DJ's Huw Stephens and Zane Lowe. Her track Painter (Valentine) was playlisted by BBC Radio 1 in September 2014 and received daytime airplay.
Låpsley signed with XL Recordings in October 2014. On 30 November 2014, Låpsley was revealed as one of acts on the BBC Sound of...2015 long list. In December 2014 Låpsley announced on Facebook that she would release her "Understudy" EP on 5 January. Her debut album is scheduled for release in early 2016.
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia
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