Holly Lapsley Fletcher (born 7 August 1996), known by the stage name Låpsley, is an English singer, songwriter, and musician. Her debut album Long Way Home was released on 4 March 2016.
Låpsley was born in York, Yorkshire. Her middle name, Lapsley, is her mother’s maiden name. She changed “Lapsley” to “Låpsley” by adding the Scandinavian character Å, partly due to her perceived ties with Scandinavia through her Scottish heritage, as well as how it looked when written. She grew up in Southport, Merseyside, where she attended Greenbank High School. In 2011, at the age of 14, she was nominated by her teachers as a “Gold Ambassador” to promote sports and the Olympics in her school on behalf of the Youth Sport Trust. Her sporting interests included yachting.
Låpsley signed with XL Recordings in October 2014. On 30 November 2014, Låpsley was revealed as one of acts on the BBC Sound of…2015 long list. Her Understudy EP was released on 5 January 2015. Her debut album Long Way Home was released on 4 March 2016. She will perform at Lollapalooza on 31 July 2016.