Laurel Smith New Single “CANDY” released 31st July

"She displays a quality of songwriting that’s rarely seen in one so young....Talent like this doesn’t come along very often” – Purple Revolver


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Laurel Smith announces her new single "Candy" - a transatlantic collaboration with Detroit producer Moflo made during lockdown and released on all major digital platforms on the 31st July.

The Seventeen year old from North London adds being a black belt in karate alongside her songwriting talents. With her love for Graphic Art she partnered with illustrator Jagan – ( Instagram) for the new single sleeve.

Laurel Smith began releasing singles, “Mona Lisa”, “Afterthought” and her first E.P “Mortals” through AWAL during 2019.

"Candy" was inspired by a character, Halley, and her daughter in the movie "The Florida Project”. Laurel say's she was moved by their relationship and the things Halley does to provide for her child whilst they're residents of a motel. "Candy" shows the sacrifices and lengths mothers go to for their children and the dream of something better.

“Candy, Candy
Everyday day dreaming of the Hollywood hills
A big white mansion in the Hollywood hills
A chef in the kitchen, no more ready meals
And a beamer out front with the blacked out wheels”


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July 31, 2020 6:00am ET by Opaque Artists  

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