Louis Berry had it tough growing up.
Born to a heroin addict father and a mother doing everything she could to keep it all together, it wasn't the most stable of backgrounds.
But it did provide Louis Berry with a certain resilience, with a desire to see things through.
Pouring his feelings into music, early single '.45' changed his life around - picked up by Zane Lowe, he suddenly became one of the country's most hyped newcomers.
'Laurie' finds the Liverpool-born talent keeping his feet on the ground. An artist with a deeply independent vision, Louis Berry's graceful use of melody is set against probing lyricism that really gets under your skin.
Fresh from studio sessions in Nashville, Louis Berry's singular vision could well dominate 2016. Check out 'Laurie' below.
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