Born into a family of musicians and artists, it was almost inevitable that Robert Lauri would become involved in the arts in some way. As a young boy he learned to play piano and guitar. Not content with just performing, Robert was soon composing great melodies to accompany his lyrics. Throughout his career, Robert Lauri has always been an original, remaining true to himself and his creative drive, unfettered by the ebb and flow of fads and fashion.
In 1976, a number of top names worked with him on his first album. Published by Dick James Music Elton Johns publisher, produced by Mitchel Hiller and Kay Kaplan, arranged by Robin Miller, this LP was recorded at the Olympic studio in London and distributed in Britain and Italy. Back in France, Robert Lauri signed with WEA Filipachi in 1980. A very fine album came out of his work with B. de Bosson. The lead song, Je jure, marched up the hit parades and soared quickly to number one, where it stayed for several weeks.
Some years ago, Robert Lauri began a mystical phase and created the band ALEF. This was an original concept that consisted of mixing hard-hitting, topical arrangements with texts from the Torah. Success was immediate on the airwaves. Some great performance venues, such as L'Olympia, Le Zenith, Le Palais des Congrs and others staged their concerts in front of enthusiastic audiences. After winning over audiences in Europe, ALEF conquered Canada and the United States, where their gigs included an appearance on the US Telethon.
The album Liberty has been recorded in Paris and New York. Two capitals whose cultural richness and musical diversity permeate this new album.
Two compilations of timeless creations about love, emotions and live experience have also been released, Si je meurs par hasard (If per Chance I die) and J'y crois encore (I still believe). The beautiful lyrics have been written by Chantal Allon.
In United Souls, Robert Lauri offers songs that could be described as new sound. He reveals new musical moods that have a French touch while delivering vibrant classical, pop and rap rhythms.
All songs of the album New Face create a special ambiance in a variety of musical genres that span the range from a dreamy and highly imaginative universe, to a universe filled with excitement and emotion. "For the New Face album I wanted to embark upon a musical journey into different cultures, where I could mix and match all the different harmonies, picking out the different influences and blending them together into a single song, on a single album, explains Robert Lauri.
A duet has also been released by Diane Marino and Robert Lauri I'm So Afraid :
Robert Lauri authored the arrangements. The music is by Robert Lauri and Danielle Bennaim. The beautiful lyrics are by Claudine Marousek-Dornhakl. The Marino-Lauri duet is unquestionably successful: Diane's voice complements Robert's beautifully, and the performance by both artists releases a magical harmony.
In the album Western and Country, Robert Lauri takes us into a world where new and current Western and New Age music blend and complement each other in complete harmony. Each track is unique and opens into a trip through different colors and harmonies. Each song, with original arrangements, stirs our emotions and appeals to our imagination. The moods offered in this album are all captivating.
The album "Power in Heaven" offers us a set of spellbinding songs that stir our heart and soul as well as sharpen our sensitivity. The album is characterized by the use of musical instruments from around the world. As a result, the music transports us to distant lands and across different cultures, all within a harmonious and unique blend of ethnic musical styles.
Oh no, is the first single of a new album in collaboration with Mitch Hiller for the lyrics.
Robert and Mitch know each other for a long time and decided to pool their talents and creativity once again. Oh No is the first single released in February.
In my Mind the new duet from Diane Marino & Robert Lauri a collaborative work from Paris to Nashville, written by Robert Lauri with lyrics by Mitch Hiller.
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