Having spent her youth using the arts to heal and process the world around her, Laura is driven to tell stories through her music. She finds inspiration from the people around her, nature, film, and music. She is constantly trying to find ways to infuse her lyrical voice into her songs, marrying both imagery and prose.
NO MORE SURPRISES, Laura's new album in 2022 brings with it a sense of grounding and maturity. Her first album in over a decade, Laura brought in a number of talented session musicians to bring her vision to fruition. Having started recording this album while pregnant with her youngest child, the album was put on hold after a traumatic birth that nearly took both her and her child's life. Following that experience, Laura struggled with PTSD, and shortly after, the global pandemic hit. While working through her struggles, she managed to finish the album during 2021. A profoundly healing experience, Laura is committed to sharing music with the world with the hopes that it will provide comfort for others in a time when healing is needed.
As a songwriter, Laura has released 4 albums prior her new release, both under her name as well as her band, Lily and the Pearl. Lily and the Pearl is made up of Laura and her multi-instrumentalist husband Sean Jackson ("Dracula Jackson")
A review states "...her songs are the warm coffee on a rainy day. Or the oh-so-sought-after light at the end of the tunnel in the world of folk music. She maintains her femininity without being too demanding about it. Her beauty in her words is just as important as her folk music stamina that is very important this day and age..." -FensePost
"Superb original songs, a great pop sensibility, a beautiful voice...Brino wears her heart on her sleeve." - B Magazine
"Brino's breathy vocal delivery lends itself perfectly to her catchy and quick-witted refrains..." - Performer