Laufey, a Grammy-nominated musician, talks about her musical influences, songwriting process, and journey to success in this Billboard Cover video. As a self-proclaimed Swifty, Laufey expresses her desire to meet Taylor Swift and how Swift’s storytelling in her music has inspired Laufey’s own songwriting. Laufey shares her upbringing surrounded by classical and jazz music, which has heavily influenced her music and writing style. Despite feeling like an outsider with her low singing voice, Laufey eventually found her footing in mixing jazz, classical, and pop influences to create her unique sound.
Laufey talks about the growth of her music career during the pandemic, with the viral success of her song “Street by Street” and her connection with fans. She discusses her album “Bewitched” and the validation she feels with her Grammy nomination, especially in a category with her musical heroes. She also highlights the evolution of jazz music and the influence of modern jazz musicians on various genres. Throughout the video, Laufey expresses her gratitude for the artists who have inspired her and the advice she has received from fellow musicians like Norah Jones and Sara Bareilles.
Video Laufey Talks About Her Grammy Nomination, Taylor Swift Songwriting & More | Billboard Cover was uploaded on 01/11/2024 by Billboard Youtube channel.