Reed Thomas Lawrence has fearlessly blended up a mix of styles for listeners of all ages. The result- an irresistible flavor he confidently owns. With a dash of Bradley Nowell from Sublime, Clarence Greenwood from Citizen Cope and even Zach Gill from ALO. Reed has drawn from the well of the greats and quenched the thirst of those who seek inventive, soulful, genuine music. Whether he's attracting Reggae fans with his innovative chord changes and rhythms or luring in pop fanatics with his catchy melodies and lyrics, Reed has a passion for both performing and songwriting. On his debut album ‘Reed Thomas Lawrence,’ Reed incorporates sophisticated songwriting with simple heartfelt lyrics about life, relationships and priceless moments caught in time.
Following up his Ep, "Slip Into The Crowd" Reed is currently released a new record with producer and engineer Franchot Tone from the critically acclaimed band, Culver City Dub Collective. Tone, who has worked with artists as diverse as Garth Brooks, Robby Kreiger(The Doors) Ozomatli, Ben Harper, The Used, Living Colour, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Houston, Jack Johnson and Goldfinger, is currently co-writing songs with Reed, weaving his influences into a cohesive new flavor- Crash Test Studios
Central Oregon native Reed Thomas Lawrence presents his self titled record, a 7 song album of original songs. The album’s rich, mellow sound draws from pop, rock, reggae, funk and blues influences and samples the je ne sais quoi magic of legends and legends in the making like UB40, Sublime, Guster and even Jason Mraz. -THE SOURCE
Reed’s CD features musicians who’ve worked with big names such as Jack Johnson, the Beastie Boys, Ozomatli and Sheryl Crow - THE BULLETIN
Lawrence has opened up for Sheryl Crow, Jonny Lang, Brandi Carlile, and has played at famous spots like the House of Blues, The Roxy Theatre, The Fox Theatre and The Fillmore- San Francisco Tribune
Mr. Lawrence mixes adult contemporary vibes with subtle Reggae, funk and other groove-loving styles. Overtones of lounging, loving and all around soulful musing make him a fitting soundtrack for Sunday afternoons. – LA WEEKLY
The album is undoubtedly a summer record, laced with laid-back pop numbers that some will probably liken to Jack Johnson and Sublime. But with the full soul/pop band attack Lawrence has behind him, his sound is far more akin to acts like ALO or Citizen Cope than Johnson. –Mike Bookey TS Weekly