Weighed Down - Laura Byrnes

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Laura Byrnes

Weighed Down

from the Laura Byrnes EP.

LAURA BYRNES, a seventeen-year-old 2015 Academy of Country Music graduate from Victoria, has been singing from the age of 5 with her grandparents and cousins as music has played a large part in family life. Laura’s songs are an honest reflection of her experiences growing up on a cattle and horse property, her family and her feelings about being a teenager and the changes in her life. WEIGHED DOWN,‘ co-written with DREW McALISTER, is about the challenges of year 12, becoming an adult and facing up to what’s ahead. Laura’s debut EP, LAURA BYRNES, produced by SIMON JOHNSON, features songs co written with ALLAN CASWELL, DREW McALISTER and BRIANA-LEE and a song by NELLA, the duo of which Laura is a part with her cousin Maddie. Career highlights so far include winning the 2015 Battle Of The Bands Moira Shire, winning the Cover Of Year Kool Schools 2015, singing with mentor, AMBER LAWRENCE at the 2015 TCMF and attending the CMAA Academy of Country Music.