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Lauren was born in Tokyo as the oldest daughter of Rev. Arthur Hollands and Carolyn Hollands.  When she was still young she started booking club events around Shibuya and Roppongi and started writing music for K-POP groups such as Shinhwa and was singing for artists like TERIYAKI BOYZ®.

Upon graduating high school she moved to New York City to further her education in music tech but she soon moved to Hawaii to attend Bible College.  She attended New Hope Oahu where she served on the music team and got to sing back up for singers such as Anthony Evans, Linda McCrary Fisher  and Tommy Walker. 

 

After graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Worship and the Arts she came back to Japan in hopes to serve her home church as a volunteer music director, but when she bumped in to an old friend in the busy streets of Tokyo, her career as a songwriter unexpectedly started.  She has written many songs for J-POP and K-POP artists such as TWICE, MAMAMOO, AAA and more.  When a video she uploaded on YouTube for a friend who was wanting a Japanese translation for 10000 Reasons gained audiences from around the world she was discovered by Hillsong's translation team and was invited to translate for their Japanese Album. 

Between supporting her bassist husband Keiichi Horii and homeschooling her children, Lauren enjoys making music and visiting churches to share her gift and story.