'SONGS FOR SAD GIRLS'

Due for release 2nd August 2019 'Songs For Sad Girls' is a majority self-produced 14 track album by Lauren Tate, featuring studio recorded version of previous demo 'He Wanted More'. The album is made up of sad-pop, soft rock blues songs with overtones of retro 1950's Americana. Tate's vocals on these tracks are both husky and understated with emotional soaring high notes and powerful rasp, with the lyrical content addressing both heartbreak, celebrity and female empowerment.

'I WANT THE WORLD'

HANDS OFF GRETEL

Released 29th March 2019 'I Want The World' is the 2nd studio album of the Alternative Noise-Pop Grunge Rock band 'Hands Off Gretel'.  Featuring previously released singles 'Kiss Me Girl', 'I Want The World' and 'S.A.S.S', HOG are Un-afraid to blend the heavy screeching distortion of grunge rock with the catchy hooks of bubblegum pop, showing a softer, less abrasive side to their music, whilst maintaining the band’s original roots in punk rock.

'BEDROOM SESSIONS'

Released September 2016 'Bedroom Sessions' is an entirely self recorded and produced album, made up of a collection of acoustic and electric demo songs, including an acoustic version of the Hands Off Gretel track 'My Toy'. 

The 11 Track album sounds raw, fusing  early 90s grunge sounding guitars with raspy vocals and spoken word interludes, capturing a girl with her guitar screaming at the world from her bedroom. 

'BURN THE BEAUTY QUEEN'

HANDS OFF GRETEL

Released September 2016 'Burn The Beauty Queen' is the debut studio album of the Alternative Noise-Pop Grunge Rock band 'Hands Off Gretel'.  Produced by Peter Thompson, Co-Produced by Lauren Tate. Featuring previously released singles 'One Eyed Girl', 'Bad Egg', 'Plasters' and 'World Against She'. Inspired by 90s Riot Grrrl and grunge rock, this album is loud and aggressive, with angsty screams and throaty femme fatal fantasy lyrics.

'LOVESONGS'

COVERS ALBUM

Released April 2016 'Lovesongs' is a 1950's/1960's retro album made up of a collection of classic covers from Elvis to Etta James. Recorded as a limited edition release only 300 copies were ever printed.

'MY SIZE/BE MINE EP'

HANDS OFF GRETEL

Released Jan 2016 'My Size / Be Mine'  is the debut EP of the Alternative Noise-Pop Grunge Rock band 'Hands Off Gretel'.  Featuring previously released singles 'Be Mine' and 'My Size'. Inspired by 90s Riot Grrrl and grunge rock, this EP is eccentric and fruitful, with angsty screams and throaty femme fatal fantasy lyrics.

'MY REFLECTION'

Released March 2014 'My Reflection' is Lauren Tate's first studio solo EP made up of a collection of acoustic soft rock and alternative grunge songs, including previously released single 'My Reflection' and 'Trapped In My Skin'. 

The 5 Track EP was Lauren's first venture into guitar thrashing rock music, with lyrical content addressing mental health, school, alienation and body image.

'BANKRUPT SESSIONS'

COVER ALBUM

Released February 2013 'Bankrupt Sessions' is Lauren's first 12 Track studio album made up of cover songs with classics from Led Zeppelin to P!nk. At just 14 Tate experimented with musical genres during the recording of this album before recording any of her original music.    

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