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Followers 566,036
Category Indie, Pop, R&b
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About Lauv
In his early teens, Ari Leff picked up a guitar and started writing songs that uncannily captured all the nuance of heartbreak. “For whatever reason, before I ever had any sort of relationship, I had this weird obsession with writing love songs and breakup songs,” says the L.A.-based singer/songwriter/producer. “I remember being a kid and my dad asking me, ‘Why do you write all these sad songs all the time?’ But to me that’s always been one of the most beautiful ways to connect with people on a real level. There’s nothing like openness of being in love, and for me that vulnerability is maybe the most important part of being alive.” On “The Other”—Leff’s breakthrough single under the moniker of Lauv—that unguarded honesty instills a slow-burning fusion of R&B and indie-pop. Featured on Lauv’s debut EP Lost in the Light, the quietly aching track reached #11 on Spotify’s Today’s Top Hits playlist and amassed over 70 million streams on the platform by early 2017. With his latest single “I Like Me Better,” Lauv offers up a more uptempo track built on gracefully sculpted beats and shimmering melody. But even with its brighter mood, “I Like Me Better” still delivers the soul-baring lyrics and intimate vocals that perfectly reflect Lauv’s artistic mission. “Being vulnerable is the hardest thing for so many people, including myself, but it’s also the most satisfying thing,” says Leff. “In day-to-day life there’s so much that’s calculated: so many fake, surface-level interactions that don’t amount to anything. Getting away from that and being completely real in my music has been so cathartic for me, and my hope is that my songs can somehow empower people to be real with themselves and with other people too.” Born in San Francisco, Leff moved around the country throughout his childhood and learned to play piano and viola as a kid. Once he’d taken up guitar and thrown himself into writing those heart-on-sleeve love songs, he started a solo indie-electronic project that included booking his own tours. After high school, Leff began studying music technology at New York University, where he immersed himself in production and ended up signing to the publishing company Prescription Songs. During his college years, Leff strayed from his intensely personal work and shifted his focus to writing and producing for other artists. “I got further away from how I’d started out writing, which was totally stream-of-consciousness and natural, and closer to writing what I thought people might want to hear,” he recalls. But during his sophomore year, Leff had a perspective shift when he stumbled upon a particularly illuminating interview with Paul Simon. In the interview, Simon described his songwriting approach as a process of uncovering his most buried feelings—a concept that hit home for Leff. “Reading that interview, something clicked in me and helped me get back in touch with the way I used to write,” Leff says. “I started learning how to let go again, how to stop second-guessing and overanalyzing myself, and just focus on being honest.” Soon afterward, Leff came up with “The Other” and launched Lauv as a solo project. (The name translates to “lion” in Latvian—a nod to his mother’s heritage, as well as to his zodiac sign.) With its sleek beats and tender piano work, “The Other” reveals an inventive musicality partly developed through studying jazz guitar. As Leff explains, the warmly textured yet minimalistic track was also closely shaped by his instinct-driven songcraft. “When I’m working on a new song, I don’t go into it with any specific idea of what I want it to sound like,” he says. “It’s more like a process of discovery, where I just explore and see what happens. For me that’s the best way to keep evolving.” Since releasing “The Other” (which hit the Global Top 100 on Spotify), Lauv has appeared at festivals like Firefly and brought the wistful intimacy of his music to the live arena. As heard on “I Like Me Better,” that unfettered openness remains a major touchstone for Lauv. “Before I started making music as Lauv, I’d lost that sense of who I really was for a while,” says Leff. “It seems like a lot of people lose touch with that forever, and end up living a life that’s not really true to who they are. By being so honest in my songs, I want to encourage people to be okay with who they are and what they feel. More than anything else, that’s what drives me to create music in a massive way.”
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Indie, Pop, R&b
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What fans are saying
Lauv Live.
5 / 5
Aside from the great music the video wall was spectacular. Very enjoyable venue. Bar lines were short. Maybe because it was a Monday show?
The Wiltern Los Angeles, CA
Oct 23, 2019
Latifah
5 / 5
BEST CONCERT EVER! In conclusion I want to marry him :) I had so much fun! It was over before I knew it :(
Paradiso Amsterdam, Netherlands
Nov 01, 2019
Joshua
4 / 5
Not really my type of music but took my daughter and she said it was the greatest day ever so that works for me
Sokol Auditorium Omaha, NE
Oct 18, 2018
Brooklynne
5 / 5
Really good energy and he is very talented and fun live and likes to play around with his songs and has great adlibs!❤️
Bogarts Cincinnati, OH
Oct 11, 2018
My
5 / 5
Awesome i love u lauv 😍😍😍😍 best performance ever, when u were crying, i was crying too 🥺🥺🥺 Wish u the best 💗
Le Trianon - SOLD OUT Paris, France
Nov 02, 2019
Nathan
5 / 5
Lauv was so good. His vocals is amazing with his false settos and the floor-to-wall screen was magic .
The Anthem Washington City, DC
Aug 26, 2022
Claire
5 / 5
I sang to all of his songs and I hope Ari heard it when I said I loved him! 😂♥️
Waterfront Hotel Cebu, Philippines
Dec 13, 2019
Emma
5 / 5
i met him and he was literally so sweet and the pics are adorable and his show was absolutely amazing
House Of Blues Boston Boston, MA
Oct 11, 2019
riley
4 / 5
absolutely amazing being able to see him in the flesh. sokol was a dope place, just a great experience.
Sokol Auditorium Omaha, NE
Jul 15, 2019
Shafanissa
4 / 5
Asik bangeeeet! 💙 I’ll probably watch him again soon, so please do come back to JKT my dearest LAUV
Java Jazz Festival Jakarta, Indonesia
Mar 06, 2018

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