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Lucy hails from the small pie-eating, rugby-playing town of Wigan, firmly planted in the north-west of England. She was raised on the music of Frank Sinatra and Doris Day and skipped to school singing 'I Got Rhythm' rather than stomping along to the sounds of 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' like most kids her age. “This didn't really help my cool factor” says Lucy. “I remember my mother trying to teach me the words to Greenday songs in an attempt to help me fit in” needless to say, it didn't really work.
But it wasn't long before Lucy realised she didn't really want to fit in. “I’ve always seen my life as a musical, I have a soundtrack that follows me around” Sitting in her bedroom as a child singing along to Doris Day and Judy Garland Lucy found a way to express herself through the music she loved.
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