Medium Exclusive Premiere: Lauren Lizabeth’s Acoustic Version of “Wreck It”

Donna Block
5 min readMay 26, 2020


Lauren Lizabeth’s introduction to country music came from the only radio station that played any in the listening area of Narragansett, Rhode Island, where she grew up. Her older brother was a country fan and tuned in to the station when he drove her.

The New England native took the stage in her first musical at age 6 and continued to act and sing throughout her school years, landing her first professional acting job with Theatre By The Sea in Southern Rhode Island while still in high school.

Read you performed in musicals while you were in school. Which were your favorites to act in?

I absolutely loved doing musicals growing up and I’d have to say my two favorites were “Guys and Dolls” and “Little Women”.

College in New York. What was the country music scene like in the city?

New York is one of my absolute favorite places and the four years I spent there are some of my favorite memories. One of my favorite things about it is the diverse music scene. Honestly, I was pleasantly surprised to find a lot of country music fans in the city.

Co-writing all the songs for the EP “To Be Young”. Was it cathartic or difficult to focus the lyrics on the very personal loss of a romantic relationship?

I think when you’re writing about something personal it can be a little of both. Writing about a loss of