Laura Roy

Laura Roy

 Toronto, Ontario, CAN
SoloPopR&B

With her captivating stage presence, powerhouse vocals and songwriting skills beyond her years, twenty year-old Laura Roy is a star on the rise. While infusing modern R&B, Pop Blues and Folk influences into her original songs Laura continues to surpass her audiences expectations by jumping from genre to genre and blowing crowds away with her crystal clear voice and confidence on stage. As a student at NSCC Waterfront Campus in the Music Arts program she is truly dedicated to her passion for musi

Biography

Canadian Singer/songwriter Laura Roy was born October 8th, 1991 and raised in the small village of Canning, Nova Scotia. She began singing, writing poems and composing music around the age of 10. Not long after she started guitar lessons she began to perform at talent shows and festivals around Nova Scotia. Laura recorded her first EP album at the age of 16 and sold copies of it out of her backpack on school lunch breaks. She went on to study at the Nova Scotia Community College in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, enrolling in a two-year Music Arts program majoring as a vocalist. During that time she sang vocals in several different bands ranging in styles including R&B, Soul, Blues, Funk and Latin all while performing and writing her own solo work. She also began collaborating and performing with local hip-hop artists writing and singing on hooks in Halifax. In 2013 Laura released a second self-titled EP album and was voted “Best R&B Artist 2013” by the Coast Magazine. She was invited to attend the Gordie Sampson Song Camp in Ingonish, Nova Scotia; a weeklong intensive songwriting camp spearheaded by Grammy Award Winning songwriter Gordie Sampson. Laura continues to develop her songwriting skills while participating at SAC Writing Camps (Song Writers Association of Canada) and co-writing with writers/producers from across the country. Now based in Toronto, Laura is currently working on a brand new solo project melding merging catchy pop-hooks with a modern r&b/urban flare and her unmistakable powerful vocals.

Discography

Laura Roy EP (2010)
1. Free
2. This is Me
3. Leave Me
5. Get To Know You
4. When You Lie

Laura Roy EP (2011)
1. It's You ft Guru
2. Shining Star ft Guru
3. Hardly Even Know
4. Hard in Love
5. Backwoods
6. Losing Faith