Lucy LaForge, the artist behind the name “Lucy & La Mer”, is known for her upbeat and optimistic songs, as well as for her mental health advocacy.
Her music is a blend of pop empowerment with lyrical stylings mirroring her folk music upbringing. Her talent to fuse pop elements with folk instruments is undeniable- and she’s often seen performing with the unique baritone ukulele.
In June 2023, YouTube featured Lucy and her Kala baritone ukulele on a billboard in Times Square NYC and in Los Angeles. Lucy’s music has also been featured by The LA Times, Rolling Stone, Huffington Post, EARMILK, Billboard, American Songwriter and many more publications.
Lucy was chosen to present the Billie Eilish Signature Ukulele by Fender in Summer 2020, and presented the Dhani Harrison ukulele in 2021. The singer has also collaborated with major brands like Guitar Center, Orange Amps and Kala Ukuleles. Her music can be heard on international commercials, with companies such as Disney and Dove using her upbeat tunes in advertisements.
Her latest ukulele bop, “Ice Cream”, has been used in over 500 TikTok videos. Fans continue to engage with the singer on her YouTube channel throughout the year, where she posts new covers and tutorials. When she’s not performing, Lucy is passionate about early music education. She volunteers with the Rock Camp for Girls LA and SONA, a songwriter advocacy group.