A singer and songwriter whose music exists somewhere between contemporary folk and electronic pop, Fleurie creates atmospheric soundscapes that accompany her personal and heartfelt lyrics. Fleurie is the stage name of Lauren Strahm, who was born in 1990 and raised in Canton, Michigan, not far from Detroit. Strahm took piano lessons as a child, and also sang in church with her family. She wrote her first song when she was just 11 years of age, and began performing her work for others when she was 17. In 2009, under the name Lauren Strahm, she released her first album, a collection of Christian-themed material titled Fly.