Featured Lapsley stories


9 Memorable Moments From Coachella 2016 Weekend 1 Friday

From over 40 miles out from the festival grounds on Interstate 10, there are billboards advertising sets over the two weekends. Most are presented with…
James Rettig | April 16, 2016 - 2:13 pm

The Week In Pop

Will “Indie Pop” Ever Become Pop, Period?

A lighthearted mid-'90s romantic comedy starring Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, and Walter Matthau does not seem like the most obvious place to learn about the…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2016 - 4:43 pm

More Lapsley stories

Låpsley – “This Woman’s Work” (Kate Bush Cover)

Låpsley released her debut album, Long Way Home, earlier this year, and during the subsequent tour she took to performing a cover of Kate Bush's…
James Rettig | October 21, 2016 - 10:57 am

Watch The National And Låpsley Become Bob’s Burgers Characters For “Bad Stuff Happens In The Bathroom” Cover

Bob's Burgers has a rich history and great track record with original compositions, and a recent episode features a funny song called "Bad Things Happen
James Rettig | July 14, 2016 - 3:14 pm

Låpsley – “Love Is Blind” Video

Today, the young London singer-songwriter Låpsley releases Long Way Home, her full-length debut, and she's also hitting us off with a video for her surging,…
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2016 - 10:21 am

Låpsley – “Cliff”

Holly Fletcher's output as Låpsley works in a circuitous sort of melancholy; she digs into a feeling and doesn't let go. In the case of…
James Rettig | February 29, 2016 - 10:18 am

Låpsley – “Love Is Blind”

Låpsley is Holly Fletcher, a 19-year-old singer-songwriter from London. Last year, she released an impressive debut EP called Understudy. And this morning, she's announced that…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2016 - 10:59 am

Låpsley – “Hurt Me” Video

British singer Holly Fletcher aka Låpsley recently "Hurt Me," the A-side to her other new track "Burn." The split furthers her glitchy, sky-high pop, and…
Caitlin White | September 22, 2015 - 11:21 am

Låpsley – “Hurt Me”

Låpsley's come a long way from the tentative, glitchy whispers she made in her bedroom on "Station" and her debut Monday EP, but she hasn't…
James Rettig | August 20, 2015 - 11:21 am

Låpsley – “Burn”

I once compared Låpsley to Adele crossed with the xx, and those elements are still present on "Burn," the B-side from her upcoming "Hurt Me"
Chris DeVille | August 10, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Låpsley – “Brownlow” Video

The British singer Holly Fletcher, who records as Låpsley, makes intimate and finely structured electronic pop music, and she made her big debut with her…
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2015 - 1:15 pm

Låpsley – “Falling Short” Video

Låpsley's subtle and unassuming brand of electronic music got her noticed in a big way when she got picked up by XL. She'll release her…
James Rettig | December 9, 2014 - 10:58 am

Watch Låpsley Debut “8896” In Maida Vale Session

The teenage singer-songwriter Holly Fletcher, who records as Låpsley, is one of the new artists in the XL Recordings fold, and we've posted her spare…
Tom Breihan | December 1, 2014 - 3:07 pm

BBC Music Sound Of 2015 Longlist Revealed

Near the end of every year, the BBC (or, as it happens, a group of BBC-selected tastemakers) picks a whole pile of artists -- mostly…
Tom Breihan | December 1, 2014 - 8:55 am

Låpsley – “Falling Short”

Among many other big names, XL Recordings has released music by understated indie staples the xx and superstar diva Adele, and the label's latest signing,…
Chris DeVille | October 24, 2014 - 12:06 pm