CHERRIE LAUREL is a Canadian electronic avant-pop producer and performer, founded by Brittney Rand. In December 2018, ‘A Furnace, A Fire’ EP was released independently, which marked the launch of CHERRIE LAUREL. Utilizing her formal training in Digital Music Production for Film & Gaming, ‘A Furnace, A Fire’ was written, produced and recorded in her home studio in Vancouver. After touring, performing and producing music for several years in electronic duo Mu, CHERRIE LAUREL marks a new creative chapter for Rand. The first music video and single from the album ‘Pleases Me’ premiered on Gorilla Vs. Bear in late 2018. ‘A Furnace, A Fire’ is a compilation of stories composed by CHERRIE between 2015 and 2018. This album is a personal reflection on topics such as mental health, identity, and gender issues.