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The UK is absolutely blossoming with exciting young songwriters right now, and it’s all the more encouraging that such a noticeable number of them are women.

Isle of Wight’s Lauran Hibberd is certainly up there with the most promising of them right now, with a host of tracks released over the past eighteen months cementing her place as a real one to watch. Latest single, Fun Like This, is a marked change of direction, ditching the almost twee leaning pop roots for a grungier, more raw take, dealing with the trials and tribulations of coming of age. Check it out below.