Lauren goes solo as DIDI and releases debut single Sorry

Lauren Deakin Davies' new solo music project DIDI [Picture: Bellanova Photography and Brian Hewitt A

Lauren Deakin Davies' new solo music project DIDI [Picture: Bellanova Photography and Brian Hewitt Art] - Credit: Archant

A singer, musician and record producer from Hertfordshire has released her debut solo single today.

Lauren Deakin Davies' new solo music project DIDI [Picture: Bellanova Photography]

Lauren Deakin Davies' new solo music project DIDI [Picture: Bellanova Photography] - Credit: Archant

Sorry by Walkern-based Lauren Deakin Davies is out today (Friday, March 24) with a follow up single expected in May.

Not many 21-year-olds can say that they have been in bands for 11 years.

However, Walkern-based Lauren Deakin Davies started off in a funk/grunge band when she was 10, progressed to a folkish ukulele harmony group at 15, and pop duo Delora in her late teens.

A career as a music producer has since beckoned, encouraged by her mother Helen Meissner’s Hertfordshire-based independent label Folkstock Records.

The label has gained multiple BBC Radio 2, Radio 3 and Radio 6 spins and reviews in national papers for its releases.

Considerable touring as a session guitarist over the last two years helped Lauren realise that her heart lay in performance as well as production.

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So she is launching an ‘indie’ music solo project called DIDI – pronounced Dee Dee – to showcase her songwriting and provide an outlet for her love of live performance.

Lauren has worked with Hitchin-based Cassy Paris from Bellanova Photography, and Welwyn photo artist Brian Hewitt for her images.

Search for DIDI on Spotify and iTunes, and follow on social media @iamdidimusic.

You can also listen to Sorry hear.

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