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Today, the powerhouse singer/songwriter Lauren Wilhelm also known as Dazy (The Girl) has released her second single “Never Calm Down!” on iTunes as well as the official music video which can be viewed here. This single follows her debut release, “I Told You So,” whose music video premiered exclusively on Alternative Press, featuring long time boyfriend Derek Sanders of Mayday Parade.
“Never Calm Down!” was recorded in late 2013 alongside “I Told You So,” with the producer pair Zack Odom and Kenneth Mount. Wilhelm and Sanders detail their experience in the studio together recording “I Told You So,” shooting the music video, and life at home in the latest in-depth interview with Property of Zack.
Following Wilhelm’s cover of the 1975’s hit song “Chocolate,” she has released the music video for her cover of John Legend’s current single “All Of Me.” The music video is a tribute to her life as a mother and can be viewed the video on YouTube here.
“There is something special about stripping a song down to its bare bones and Dazy does a great job with arrangement, giving the song her own sensual twist.” – Surviving The Golden Age
In other exciting news, Wilhelm will be performing on the Acoustic Basement at this summers Warped Tour in Camden, NJ (July 11, 2014). More information will be released soon!
Check out Wilhelm in World Lifestyle on the life of being a mom and pursuing music here!
For more information on Lauren Wilhelm (Dazy, The Girl):
Hailing from Tallahassee, FL, Lauren Wilhelm, always considered herself as the “wild flower-child.” At a very early age, Wilhelm learned how to sing, play piano, and guitar from her parents. Over time it would be Wilhelm’s mom that would become her biggest musical influence. It was no surprise, that at the tender age of 13, Wilhelm wrote her very first song beautifully crafting her musicianship and exploring her powerhouse voice.
Emerging onto the music scene, the free-spirited Wilhelm gathered inspiration from many life events and a diverse music background. At the age of 18, Wilhelm formed the band Maradona where she learned how to write pop/rock tunes and sing on stage with a band. After a short Warped Tour stint, the band split to explore other adventures. Fast forward a few years, Wilhelm was ready to branch out and pursue her first solo career.
Never truly falling into one genre, Wilhelm describes her solo music as being, “Poppier than Avril, edgier than Katy Perry, more upbeat than Lorde, and heavier that Adele. It’s aggressive pop with a little rock and intense soul.” In her most recent project titled, Dazy (the girl), Wilhelm paired up with Mayday Parade frontman, Derek Sanders for her first single, “I Told You So” produced by Zack Odom and Kenneth Mount. It was this song that developed Wilhelm to pursue Dazy (the girl) project.
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