Lauren Kay's releases sophomore album Single Mama

Official Release Date: January 8, 2016
Produced, mixed, and recorded by Anthony Crawford
Released by Baldwin County Public Records

2016 starts off with a sweet surprise from Lauren Kay, releasing her sophmore album, Single Mama, on Jan 8 by her new record label, Baldwin County Public Records.  Much like the debut album, Single Mama is personal and intimate.  Lauren's vocals seem almost touchable as they tell of innermost secrets and experiences.   Producer, Anthony Crawford, puts his handprint on the songs and dives deep into the groove on songs like Big Guns, Single Mama, and More to Me with pedal steel, piano, and electric guitar although it's the stripped down sensitivity of Untouched Letter that could choke you up if not give you a complete meltdown.  If all this goodness wasn't enough, this album will include the official video for More to Me as well as an insert with all song lyrics and new photos. 

The official album release date is January 8.  Check the Tour page for CD Release parties in your area, subscribe to the monthly newsletter and join all of Lauren's social media to stay updated on her journey.

Lauren Kay | "More to Me" (Official Video)

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Find Your Teeth 

He screeched to the front door with his two brothers, my youngest, and shoved the plastic container holding his first lost tooth right in my face.  "Mommy, I lost my tooth, I lost my tooth!"  "You did?" I asked excitedly. 

He had waited so long...watched his brothers each lose tooth after tooth after tooth, and he just wanted to be big like them.  I remember one day recently when his older brother had lost yet another tooth.  Jonah's bottom lip puckered out like he was about to cry.  "Don't worry," I said…

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BCPR, Single Mama, & StudioAmped 

This year has been a flurry of activity! 

We released my debut CD in January, my hour-long showcase on WSRE's StudioAmped was released on YouTube, I was signed with Baldwin County Public Records, finished recording my sophomore CD "Single Mama", and completed filming the "More To Me" music video.  Music Video?  Yes!  Can you tell how excited I am?  Jeff Zimmer, BCPR CEO, and Anthony Crawford, BCPR record producer and recording engineer of Admiral Bean Studios (and let's not forget Savana Crawford graphic…Read more

Lights, Camera, Action!!! 

Wow, what a great opportunity to have appeared on BLAB TV's The Daily Brew with Willie Spears and Carly Borden.  I've heard from a few of you who caught the show!  I'm so pleased with the outcome.  You may view the segment here:

The band and I also recorded their one-hour all-originals showcase on StudioAmped, produced by Billy Harrell, and you can view photos here: more

Pensacola News Journal 

As I excitedly anticipate the arrival of the CD Release Party on January 23rd, I am blessed to have received a write-up in the January 10th edition of the Pensacola News Journal!  Troy Moon is a great columnist that has been writing for PNJ for years, and when I contacted him he was as gracious as he was interested in the project.  Here is a link to the article he has written:

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CD Release Party 

I'm so glad to announce that we have scheduled the debut CD release party for January 23rd, 2015 from 6-10 p.m. at the main room of the Flora-Bama Lounge and Package.  The Facebook event page is here: .  Please feel welcome to attend this amazing event.  Anthony Crawford and Savana Lee Crawford of Sugarcane Jane and Willie Sugarcapps will be joining me on stage this night, and I am so unbelievably excited.  Hear songs off my new album, and just…Read more


It is here.   I can't tell you how grateful I am that after all this time my debut CD is available for purchase and download!  We are planning a few parties to officially celebrate it's arrival, and I will keep you posted via the monthly newsletter of when and where those are to take place.

I'd like to publicly thank Joseph Todd Davie for believing in me so much to make all of this possible.  He is truly one of the angels among us.  (I cry happy tears each time I think about what you've done for me, Todd!)…Read more


Well, it has been an exciting year.  I've moved from Asheville, North Carolina back home here to Pensacola, Florida this past July and have successfully setup roost.  It's good to be back home, though Asheville is just the picture of 3D beauty and culture. The world wide web helps me keep in touch with it all, with all of my supporters, and I'm grateful for it.

What to expect in the near future?  I'll be branching out to different venues in the area and preparing all the groundwork for my first CD.  I know…Read more