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Delilah Byrd
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Information
Full Name Delilah Lee Byrd
Nickname(s) Deli
Gender Female
Born 18 March 1993 (age 20)
London, England
Eye Color Grey
Hair Color Pink
Affiliation The Laylas

Delilah Lee Byrd (born March 18, 1993 in London, England) is an English singer-songwriter known for being a member of the English-Scottish girl group The Laylas. She writes the majority of the group's songs, along with Ellie Hawthorne.

Early LifeEdit

Delilah Byrd was born in London, England and is the youngest of three children. At the age of seven Byrd became attracted to the musical arts and would perform in various shows at a nearby theatre throughout her childhood. Byrd attended The BRIT School in London, England until being discovered to join The Laylas.

CareerEdit

2012-present: The LaylasEdit

Byrd auditioned for The Laylas in early 2012 despite being a student at The BRIT School at the time. She was the first accepted into the group and became fast friends with the other members. The group's debut album Celestia was released on March 19, 2013. 

Their second studio album, Werewolves + Lullabies is scheduled to be released on June 4, 2013. She is featured on the track "Lioness" from Boogaleeboo's second studio album The Raven. It was announced that it will be released as a single on July 2, 2013.

Personal LifeEdit

Byrd is currently single and living in London, England with her pomeranian named Jellybean. Byrd is an Atheist and while in an interview revealed why she believed this, saying "I don't mean to offend anyone but, the world is so fucked up and if God is supposed to be this perfect thing, why doesn't he take all this evil out of the world? It just doesn't add up to me and that's why I believe what I believe."

TriviaEdit

  • She is a Pisces.
  • She has been described as a hybrid of Ginger Spice from the Spice Girls and Vanessa White from the Saturdays.
  • She was first a blonde, then dyed her hair red, then dyed it back to blonde, but recently dyed it pink as it still is now.
  • The first musical she was in was Annie where she played Molly.
  • She has two tattoos, one on each wrist.
  • It was her idea to put a Rihanna cover on their debut album.
  • Her, Nadia Goulding, and Ellie Hawthorne are the only members to play an instrument.
    • She plays piano.
    • Goulding plays piano, violin, and guitar. 
    • Hawthorne plays guitar.
  • When asked who'd be an artist she'd want to collaborate with she responded either Ellie Goulding, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, or Drake.
  • The group describes her as "the hipster of the group."
  • She is a mezzo-soprano.
  • She's left-handed along with Shan Hale.
  • She's considered the band leader by many critics.
    • In response to this, Byrd replied "I don't think we have a leader, even if we did I don't believe it'd be me. I like to think of us as a democracy, no one's higher up and no one's lower down."

Solo DiscographyEdit

SinglesEdit

Single Year Peak chart positions Album
US
US
Dance
UK
UK
Dance
UK
Indie
"Lioness" (Boogaleeboo featuring Delilah Byrd) 2013 The Raven
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Shake It Up Herself Guest starring role

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