Lu Chase is a songwriter, vocalist and all round performer from Cape Town South Africa. Her music has been released all over the world including Europe, North America and Africa. She’s been a performer since the age of five and in 1997 had the chance to perform for her idol Quincy Jones who set Lu on a path of distinction and originality.
Due to her mercurial personality she writes and performs in many different genres including cabaret, jazz, pop, soul, funk, rnb, alternative rock, rock n roll, classical, folk and blues. She is currently writing for pop sensation Bianca La Grange and has a vast library of songs produced at The Mezzanine studios in Johannesburg where she works with producers all over the planet via the internet.
She has travelled and performed on stages in many places including The UAE, South East Asia- Bali, Surabaya, Jakarta, Singapore, Italy, Russia, The Dominican Republic, Namibia, Zambia and The Republic of Seychelles. Lu has performed alongside celebrated artists such as Fatboyslim, The Audio Bullies, Louie Vega, The Stereo Mc’s and notable South African artists such as Goldfish, Flash Republic, Tasha Baxter, Locnville and Goodluck. She has had numerous no 1 singles on national radio (5fm, Metro fm, Highveld, Kfm, Goodhope fm and Heart fm) as the front person for Iridium project during 2003-2009. Their last album was SAMA nominated in 2009 and the band split amicably after that.
She currently works from Johannesburg South Africa where she has headlined Sun City Extravaganzas and Barnyard Theatre shows. Lu also forms one half of pop band “LUX” and they are currently recording their debut album. As an actress she has filmed for Kyknet in Johannesburg and X con films in Cape Town. She has co produced a mobile tv show called “How to with Lu” for www.bozza.mobi and continues to explore the music and film industry in Africa and abroad