Laya Fisher

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Pop - Alternative | brisbane, Australia
Member Since: 2001
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Bio

With whimsical wit and addictive grooves crafted over funked-up
melodic electronica, Laya Fisher's deliciously wicked songwriting style
is catching music lovers off-guard, as they realize what the songs they can’t
stop singing, are really about....

Born and raised in America, now working in Brisbane, Australia, Laya’s soulful,
rapid-fire vocal style defies comparison and belies the significance of her lyrics which she
says are “primarily the reason I write songs in the first place.” With this kind of dedication to the written word,
it’s not surprising that critics are hailing Laya Fisher as a “lyrical prodigy,”..VillageVoice,
and whose songs are being touted as “what’s missing in Top 40 Pop today.”…TheGlobalMuse.com

The Debut EP

When the government actually knocks on a songwriter’s door and says they want to give
them money to make their debut EP and a website to accompany it, it’s a good indication
that this artist is going places. And that’s what’s happened to Laya Fisher, winner of a 2000
TUTE grant from Arts Queensland and Youth Arts Queensland.

Produced by acclaimed composer and producer Ross McLennan, Laya’s thematic,
self-titled debut EP hosts a hook-laden cast of politically incorrect pop songs that are
unflinching and funny in their exploration of divorce, bisexuality and beauty.

Inspired by an eclectic mix of inf