Lánre is a British singer-songwriter whose music can be described as acoustic Soul, Folk with captivating storytelling influenced by her Yoruba heritage. Born in Stoke-On-Trent in England, Lánre has spent most of her youth in Nigeria where she started singing and performing live at the age of 8. Soon enough, she started playing guitar and found freedom in her own voice.
In 2002, Lánre embarked herself on a worldwide tour as a member of award-winning UK collective GK REAL. This experience ignited in her the desire to pursue a solo career. Her debut album ‘Pen Voyage Chapter One: Singing For Change’ was released in 2011 followed by her critically acclaimed EP ‘Home’ in 2014 (praised by MOBO, MTV UK among others).
Her new EP ‘Human’ is set to be released on April 29th. This new record is a collection of uplifting songs, which encapsulates the essence and depth of Lánre’s artistry. Relating the struggles and celebrations of life, ‘Human’ is a hopeful hymn to togetherness.
In the meantime, Lánre has recently unveiled the title track ‘Human’ whose signature phrase ‘We’re all broken so that light can come in’ showcases once again her determination to offer the listener inspiring words to hold on to.
Listen to the first single ‘Human’ on Soundcloud:
Pre-order link for the new EP with immediate download of the title track ‘Human’