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Ari Staprans Leff (born August 8, 1994), known by his stage name Lauv, is an American musician. His debut EP, titled Lost in the Light, was released in 2015. He is best known for his singles 'I Like Me Better', and 'The Other'.

Early life

Leff was born in San Francisco, in 1994. As a child, he was interested in music and took piano and viola lessons before learning how to play the guitar at the age of 11. At the age of 14, before he ever had any sort of relationship, he was obsessed with writing love songs and breakup songs. After finishing Radnor Middle School, he attended high school, where he played in several bands and studied jazz before moving on to electronic music.

Leff graduated from New York University, majoring in music technology.

During his college years, Leff strayed from his intensely personal song-writing style and focused on writing and producing for other artists. But during his sophomore year, he stumbled upon an illuminating interview with Paul Simon, in which Simon described his song-writing approach as a process of uncovering his innermost buried feelings. The interview helped Leff to get in touch with the way he used to write.

Shortly after, Leff adopted the stage name Lauv, Latvian for 'lion'. This is a nod to his mother's heritage; his first name, Ari, meaning 'lion' in Hebrew; and to his own zodiac sign, Leo.

Then, while recovering from a break-up in 2014, he revealed his feelings through co-writing 'The Other' with Michael Matosic.This was a fusion of rhythm and blues and indie-pop with influence from jazz guitar. He felt that the song was special to him, so he did not want to give it up to another artist. He released the song under his stage name. The song gained blog attention and went viral, peaking at number three on blog aggregator Hype Machine, and hitting the Global Top 100 on Spotify.

After graduating, Leff signed to the publishing company Prescription Songs.

In 2015, Leff released his debut EP, Lost in the Light, which featured 'The Other'.

Then, apart from releasing a single titled 'Question' featuring Travis Mills, Leff worked on writing and producing songs for other artists. Most notably, he co-wrote and co-produced 'No Promises' for Cheat Codes and Demi Lovato.

On May 19, 2017, Leff released the single 'I Like Me Better', an up-tempo track which also achieved popularity. The song was inspired by his relationship which started two months after he had first moved to New York City to further his studies.

In the same year, he headed his own Late Nights, Deep Talks tour in which he performed in eight cities across the United States. The tour began on May 23 in Los Angeles and concluded on June 7 in New York City. On July 9, he also performed in Summerfest in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

It was announced on September 4, 2017, that Leff would be joining Ed Sheeran as the supporting act on his Divide Tour in Asia. Several of Ed Sheeran's Asian tour dates had to be cancelled or rescheduled as a result of injuries sustained from a bicycle accident, but Leff went on to proceed with promotional tours in cities such as Manila, Philippines and Jakarta, Indonesia, officially kicking off the Divide tour with Ed Sheeran in Singapore on November 11, 2017.
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  Song Lyricist Composer Date
1 2021     2020-12
2 26     2022-04
3 Adrenaline     2015
4 All 4 Nothing(I'm So In Love)(Provided)     2022-04
5 Bracelet     2020-05
6 Breathe      
7 Changes     2020-05
8 Changes   Ari Leff - 33.34% Michael Matosic - 33.33% Michael Pollack - 33.33% 2020-01
9 Chasing Fire (Robin Schulz Remix)      
10 Chasing Fire      
11 Come Back Home     2015
12 Comfortable     2015
13 Dishes     2020-07
14 Dishes(Acoustic)     2020-07
15 Drugs & The Internet   Ari Leff, Michael Matosic, Michael Pollack, Jonathan Bellion, Jonathan Simpson 2019-04
16 Easy Love (Dipha Barus Remix)      
17 Easy Love      
18 Enemies      
19 Fake     2020-10
20 Feelings     2019-09
21 Getting Over You (R3HAB Remix)      
22 Getting Over You      
23 I Like Me Better (Ryan Riback Remix)      
24 I Like Me Better     2017-05
25 i'm so tired...     2019-01
26 Invisible Things     2020-05
27 Lonely Eyes     2020-05
28 Love Somebody     2020-07
29 Mean It Ari Leff & Michael Matosic & Michael Pollack & Paul Jason Klein &John Hill & Jordan Palmer Ari Leff & Michael Matosic & Michael Pollack & Paul Jason Klein &John Hill & Jordan Palmer 2019-11
30 Mine(You Can't Find Love In Mollywood)     2020-07
31 Miss Me(Demo)     2020-07
32 Modern Loneliness     2020-05
33 Never Not      
34 Paranoid     2020-05
35 Paris in the Rain      
36 Question (ft. Travis Mills)      
37 Reforget (Milk 'N Cooks Remix)      
38 Reforget     2020-05
39 Reforget     2015
40 Sad Forever     2020-05
41 Sad Forever   Brill Building Music Publishing, LLC, Admin By Kobalt Group Publishing (SESAC) Michael Pollack - TBC 2019-05
42 Sims(Miquela Remix)(Miquela Remix) Ari Leff - 22.5%; Brandon Lowry - 22.5% ; Michael Matosic - 22.5%; Michael Pollack - 22.5% ; Jonathan Simpson - 10% Ari Leff - 22.5%; Brandon Lowry - 22.5% ; Michael Matosic - 22.5%; Michael Pollack - 22.5% ; Jonathan Simpson - 10% 2019-10
43 Superhero     2018-08
44 Tattoos Together   Ari Leff, Ammar Malik, Jacob Hindlin Kash, Michael Pollack 2020-01
45 The Other (DallasK Remix)      
46 The Other (Stripped) Michael Matosic & Lauv Michael Matosic & Lauv 2017-03
47 The Other     2020-05
48 The Other     2015
49 The Story Never Ends      
50 Who(Feat.BTS)(Provided)     2020-05

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