With a Polish/South African father and English/Irish mother, Lauren and her siblings grew up living in South Africa, Poland, Austria and eventually the UK.
Performing in Central London Hotel’s over the years whilst song writing in London, LA and Nashville whenever possible, Lauren eventually self-funded and released her Nashville recorded debut album ‘We Will Need Courage’ , partnering with Absolute Label Services. Her 2016 debut ticks all the right boxes for fans of classic singer songwriters. With Ray’s velvety smooth and effortlessly sultry tones, highlights on the album include singles ‘Drive’ and ‘Man’ which received big UK regional BBC Radio support as well as support from BBC Radio 6 Music. Lauren's smooth and sultry vocals lend themselves beautifully to US artist Jason Ross' vocal releases 'Me Tonight' and ‘I Will Be There’ both released on Anjunabeats. Lauren has written with hit songwriters Martin Sutton (Leann Rimes) and Ian Dench (Beyoncé) and has this year been writing and recording new material with hit producer Mark Smith who is known for his work with German artists Johannes Oerding and Ina Müller.