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Holly Lapsley Fletcher born 7 August 1996, known by the stage name Låpsley, is an English singer, songwriter, musician and producer Her debut album Long Way Home was released on 4 March 2016

Contents

  • 1 Early life
  • 2 Career
    • 21 2013–present
  • 3 Personal life
  • 4 Discography
    • 41 Albums
    • 42 Extended plays
    • 43 Singles
  • 5 Music videos
  • 6 Awards and nominations
  • 7 Notes
  • 8 References
  • 9 External links

Early life

Låpsley was born in York Her middle name, Lapsley, is her mother's maiden name She changed "Lapsley" to "Låpsley" by adding the Scandinavian character Å, partly due to her perceived ties with Scandinavia through her Scottish heritage, as well as how it looked when written She grew up in Southport, Merseyside, where she attended Greenbank High School and sixth form college at Formby High School

Career

2013–present

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 of2015 long list Her Understudy EP was released on 5 January 2015 Her debut album Long Way Home was released on 4 March 2016 She performed at Lollapalooza in July 2016

In April 2016, she was picked as Elvis Duran's Artist of the Month and was featured on NBC's Today show hosted by Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb and broadcast nationally where she performed live her single "Love Is Blind" In 2016, the track "8896" by Låpsley was included in the sound track of American Honey, directed by Andrea Arnold In the same year, track “Falling Short” was included in season one of Harlan Coben’s “The Five”, during the final scene of episode 3, directed by Mark Tonderai

Personal life

Låpsley enjoys yachting and owns a boat called Theodore

Discography

Albums

Title Details Peak chart positions
UK
AUS
BEL
FL
CAN
GER NL
SWE
SWI
US
Long Way Home
  • Released: 4 March 2016
  • Label: XL Recordings
  • Format: Digital download, CD
32 75 20 70 83 59 92 54 76 196

Extended plays

Title Details
Monday
  • Released: October 2013
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download
Understudy
  • Released: 5 January 2015
  • Label: XL Recordings
  • Formats: 12", Digital download

Singles

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications Album
UK
UK
Indie
BEL
FL
BEL
WA
JPN
2014 "Station" Long Way Home
"Painter Valentine"
"Falling Short" 122 6
2015 "Brownlow" Understudy
"Hurt Me" 170 9 8 74
  • BEA: Gold
Long Way Home
2016 "Love Is Blind" 43
"Operator He Doesn't Call Me"
Title Year Director Ref
"Station" 2014 Mike Brits
"Painter Valentine" Harvey Pearson
"Falling Short" Noel Paul
"Brownlow" 2015 Cherise Payne and Låpsley
"Hurt Me" Cherise Payne
"Love Is Blind" 2016
"Operator DJ Koze Radio Edit"
"Bad Stuff Happens in the Bathroom" with The National Bento Box Entertainment

Awards and nominations

Year Organisation Award Result
2014 GIT Getintothis One to Watch Won
2015 BBC Sound of2015 Nominated
2016 NME Best New Artist Nominated

Notes

  • A ^ "Falling Short" did not enter the Ultratop 50 Flandres singles chart, but peaked at number 3 on the Ultratip chart, which acts as an indicator chart for new releases in Belgium
  • B ^ "Hurt Me" did not enter the Ultratop 50 Wallonie singles chart, but peaked at number 20 on the Ultratip chart, which acts as an indicator chart for new releases in Belgium
  • C ^ "Operator He Doesn't Call Me" did not enter the Ultratop 50 Flandres singles chart, but peaked at number 32 on the Ultratip chart, which acts as an indicator chart for new releases in Belgium

References

  1. ^ "A New Beat: Liverpool's Låpsley in profile" The Skinny Retrieved 28 November 2014 
  2. ^ "Holly Lapsley Fletcher" Check Company Retrieved 25 August 2015 
  3. ^ "Holly Lapsley Fletcher" Genes Reunited Retrieved 25 August 2015 
  4. ^ "Låpsley Will Make You Feel Like a Shy Teen" New York 20 March 2015 Retrieved 25 August 2015 
  5. ^ "Låpsley Asserts Her Independence on 'Long Way Home'" Exclaim! Retrieved 29 February 2016 
  6. ^ http://wwwchampnewscom/newsdetailaspxID=GN4_ART_104950
  7. ^ "Welcome back to Holly Fletcher "Lapsley"" Greenbank High Retrieved 25 August 2015 
  8. ^ a b "Liverpool music prize The GIT Award reveals Lapsley as One To Watch winner" Liverpool Echo Retrieved 28 November 2014 
  9. ^ "Glastonbury 2014 Acts – Låpsley" BBC Retrieved 28 November 2014 
  10. ^ "BBC Introducing – On the playlist: Låpsley" BBC Retrieved 28 November 2014 
  11. ^ a b "Lapsley signs to XL Recordings and announces new EP" Gigwise Retrieved 28 November 2014 
  12. ^ "Låpsley reveals details of debut album plus new single 'Love Is Blind'" The Edge 19 January 2016 
  13. ^ "Lineup By Day" Lollapalooza Archived from the original on 29 March 2016 Retrieved 29 March 2016 
  14. ^ Skinner, Craig 10 April 2016 "Listen to the Soundtrack To Andrea Arnold's American Honey" Flickreelcom Retrieved 17 October 2016 
  15. ^ "holly låpsley fletcher delayed her dreams of being the next david attenborough to make music" i-D Vice 13 March 2015 
  16. ^ Brennan, Collin 26 January 2016 "CoSign: Låpsley" Consequence of Sound Retrieved 17 October 2016 
  17. ^ "UK Chart – Lapsley" UK Charts Retrieved 11 March 2016 
  18. ^ Ryan, Gavin 12 March 2016 "ARIA Albums: The Cat Empire Debuts at No 1" Noise11 Retrieved 12 March 2016 
  19. ^ a b c "Låpsley – Hurt Me" in Dutch Ultratop Retrieved 10 October 2015 
  20. ^ a b c "Billboard – Lapsley" Billboard Retrieved 11 November 2016 
  21. ^ Steffen Hung "Låpsley – Long Way Home" dutchchartsnl Retrieved 17 October 2016 
  22. ^ "GFK Chart-Track" Chart-trackcouk Retrieved 17 October 2016 
  23. ^ "swedishchartscom – Låpsley – Long Way Home" Hung Medien Retrieved 12 March 2016 
  24. ^ Steffen Hung "Låpsley – Long Way Home" hitparadech Retrieved 17 October 2016 
  25. ^ "Låpsley Monday EP" hillydillycom 30 November 2013 
  26. ^ "Lapsley Understudy" xlrecordingscom 20 January 2015 
  27. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in the United Kingdom:
    • "Falling Short": Zywietz, Tobias "CHART: CLUK Update, week ending 17012015" Zobbel 
    • "Hurt Me": Zywietz, Tobias "CHART: CLUK Update, week ending 10102015" Zobbel 
  28. ^ Peak chart positions for singles on the UK Indie Singles Chart:
    • "Falling Short": "Official Independent Singles Chart Top 50 11 January 2015 – 17 January 2015" Official Charts 
    • "Hurt Me": "Official Independent Singles Chart Top 50 09 October 2015 – 15 October 2015" Official Charts 
  29. ^ a b "Låpsley – Wallonie" in French Ultratop Retrieved 10 November 2016 
  30. ^ "Gold & Platinum – 2016" ultratopbe Retrieved 21 September 2016 
  31. ^ "Video: Låpsley – "Station"" Pigeons & Planes 12 January 2014 
  32. ^ "Liverpool musician Låpsley reveals new video for Painter Valentine" Liverpool Echo 15 July 2014 
  33. ^ "Låpsley premieres Falling Short video" Getintothis 9 December 2014 
  34. ^ "Låpsley – "Brownlow" Video" Stereogum 4 March 2015 
  35. ^ "Låpsley – "Hurt Me" Video" Stereogum 22 September 2015 
  36. ^ "Låpsley – "Love Is Blind" Video" Stereogum 4 March 2016 
  37. ^ "Låpsley – "Operator DJ Koze Radio Edit" Video" YouTube 22 August 2016 
  38. ^ "Behind Bob's Burgers – Bad Stuff Happens in the Bathroom – The National and Låpsley Music Video" YouTube 14 June 2016 Retrieved 27 March 2017 
  39. ^ "NME Awards 2016 nominations" Mirror 4 December 2015 
  40. ^ "Låpsley – Falling Short" Ultratop Retrieved 28 January 2016 

External links

  • Official website

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