Created in London, globetrotting Uk vocalist/songwriter Ed Laurie started his profession as an acting professional, and even though he flourished beneath the lights from the stage, the self-confidence he gleaned through the theatre would eventually business lead him back again to his first like, music. Laurie’s prolonged family members in Eastern European countries, Germany, Spain, and Brazil possess helped to form his genre-defying audio. With several influences which range from traditional vocalist/songwriters like Leonard Cohen and Fred Neil to famous African vocalist Césaria Évora and flamenco guitarist Paco Peña, Laurie’s thoughtful, atmospheric, warm, and sometimes melancholy songs possess drawn evaluations to everyone from Syd Barrett to Jacques Brel. His seven-song self-released EP, In the meantime in the Recreation area, found success on-line both regionally and internationally, and led to a list cope with the Los Angeles-based Dangerbird label. His full-length debut for the label, Little Boat Big Ocean, was slated for launch in ’09 2009.