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Laurie Buchanan
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Laurie Buchanan circa 2016
Background information
Birth nameLauren Tarryn Buchanan
BornLondon, England
Occupation(s)Musician, singer, songwriter
  • Guitar
  • vocals
Years active2010–present
  • Self Release (Viktor)
Associated acts

Laurie Buchanan (born Lauren Tarryn Buchanan; 12 August 1994) is a British female guitarist and the sibling of vocalist Aaron Buchanan, the former Heaven's Basement frontman.[1] Buchanan is a regular YouTuber with over 3000 YouTube subscribers and 390,000+ hits on her channel to date. She is best known as the co-founder and rhythm & lead guitarist of the alternative rock band Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics.

Influences and YouTube[]

Buchanan has done dozens of electric and acoustic YouTube cover videos and cites main influences from Claudio Sanchez and Andy McKee.

Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics[]

Laurie Buchanan is an original member of Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics which are to release debut album The Man With Stars On His Knees on 26 May 2017. The roll-out of the record was financed by a successful PledgeMusic campaign.[2] Sibling Aaron Buchanan worked with Laurie on the demo's between 2011 and 2016 prior to solidifying the live outfit line-up which also consists of Tom McCarthy (Guitar), Chris Guyatt (Bass) and Kev Hickman (Drums). Laurie is the only other member bar Aaron Buchanan of the "The Cult Classics" line-up to feature on The Man With Stars On His Knees album and is referenced as a key part in the production. She is often referred to by the band as "The Boss". Buchanan is a keen graphic designer and played a key part in critiquing the band logo and album cover art of which the latter was produced by Sam Mayle.


  1. Official Heaven's Basement Website, 7 February 2014<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Official "Pledge Music" campaign page, 10 February 2017<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links[]

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