In 2002, Lacey Sturm co-founded Flyleaf and led the rock band to international success as its frontwoman. The band’s single “All Around Me” went platinum, soaring to the top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and earning recognition as an award-winning song at the 2009 BMI Pop Awards. “All Around Me” was one of many successful Flyleaf songs as numerous other singles landed on Billboard’s Alternative, Rock and Christian charts.
Sturm left Flyleaf in 2012 to focus on a solo career and has had success outside of the rock band, including performing on Third Day’s single, “Born Again,” which received GRAMMY® nominations for Best Gospel Song and Best Gospel Performance, and which Billboard acclaimed Sturm’s vocal performance to be “gorgeous.” She is also featured in “Take The Bullets Away,” with Atlantic Records recording artist We As Human, currently a top 10 and rising Active Rock hit, while Sturm’s song “Heavy Prey” featuring Geno Lenardo appeared on the soundtrack for the 2012 major motion picture “Underworld: Awakening.”
In October 2014, Lacey released her first book, “The Reason – How I Discovered A Life Worth Living.” In her personal story, she shares her journey from hopelessness to purpose, and how she found a reason to live on the day she planned to end her life.
More than another “rock star autobiography,” The Reason leads readers down the rough path that led Sturm to found the popular band Flyleaf. Sturm weaves her story in vivid detail while offering poignant insights about pain, fitting in, and self worth. Sturm wrote The Reason in hopes that it would speak to those dealing with similar struggles. “The Reason: How I Discovered a Life Worth Living” is available through Amazon, iTunes and Barnes & Noble.
Sturm is currently in the studio writing and recording songs for her upcoming solo release entitled Life Screams. Additional details on the album are coming soon.