Lauren Wood (born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American singer-songwriter, voice-over artist and producer. She is most notable for the 1989 single, "Fallen," which was used in the 1990 movie Pretty Woman, and "Please Don't Leave," a duet with singer Michael McDonald in November 1979. Wood is also known by the nickname "Chunky" and has used "Ilene Rappaport" for authoring songs.
Wood's career began in the mid-'60s when she formed a band called Rebecca and the Sunnybrook Farmers. In 1972, she provided back-up vocals on Frank Zappa's album The Grand Wazoo. In 1973, Wood formed the band Chunky, Novi and Ernie with her cousin Novi Novog and bassist Ernie Emerita They released two albums both co-produced by Ted Templeman. "Underground", from the 1973 album was covered by Montrose on Paper Money (1974). Frank Zappa can be heard adding vocals at the beginning of "Rosalie".