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English singer/songwriter Jasmine van den Bogaerde, who goes by the stage name Birdy, was born in 1996 in Lymington, Hampshire. Precocious from the very start, Bogaerde began composing her own songs at the age of seven, and in the coming years frequently posted her music and performances on YouTube. By the time she was 14, Bogaerde had signed a publishing contract with Warner/Chappell. In early 2011, she independently released her first single, a cover of American indie rock outfit Bon Iver's "Skinny Love," which peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop charts. Her self-titled full-length debut, released through Atlantic Records, arrived in November of that year. The record was a huge success, particularly in Australia, Belgium, Holland, and France, where it shot straight to number one, while it also reached the U.K. Top 20. The collection of stripped-back arrangements mostly comprised indie artists, including the Postal Service and Fleet Foxes, whose songs were overhauled by Bogaerde's haunting voice and sparse production. Fire Within, the follow-up to her debut, presented a new phase in Bogaerde's development, displaying her songwriting talent with 11 original tracks. Released in 2013, the album was written with help from collaborators such as Ryan Tedder (Beyoncé, Leona Lewis), Dan Wilson (Adele, Taylor Swift), and Mumford & Sons pianist Ben Lovett. Along with the latter band on the soundtrack to Pixar's Brave, Bogaerde also contributed original songs to soundtracks for The Hunger Games and The Fault in Our Stars. A new single, "Let It All Go," co-written with fellow British singer/songwriter Rhodes, began climbing the charts in 2015. Months later, the single "Keeping Your Head Up" was released. That song would appear on her third album, Beautiful Lies, which was released in March 2016. ~ James Christopher Monger & Scott Kerr
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  1.   Song
  2.   Skinny Love
  3.   Keeping Your Head Up
  4.   Wings
  5.   Strange Birds
  6.   Fire and Rain
  7.   Shine
  8.   1901
  9.   Young Blood
  10.   The District Sleeps Alone Tonight
  11.   Not About Angels
  12.   Growing Pains
  13.   Maybe
  14.   People Help The People
  15.   I'll Never Forget You
  16.   Wild Horses
  17.   Beautiful Lies
  18.   Tee Shirt
  19.   Let It All Go
  20.   No Angel
  21.   Words
  22.   Shelter
  23.   Deep End
  24.   All You Never Say
  25.   Save Yourself
  26.   Terrible Love
  27.   Start Again
  28.   Give Up
  29.   Wings Acoustic
  30.   Light Me Up
  31.   Heart of Gold
  32.   Words as Weapons
  33.   The "A" Team
  34.   Just a Game
  35.   Farewell and Goodnight
  36.   Comforting Sounds
  37.   Unbroken
  38.   Shadow
  39.   Standing in the Way of the Light
  40.   What You Want
  41.   Without A Word
  42.   Winter
  43.   Beating Heart
  44.   Hear You Calling
  45.   Take My Heart
  46.   Lifted
  47.   Silhouette
  48.   Lost It All
  49.   All About You
  50.   White Winter Hymnal
  51.   White Winter Animal
  52.   Let Her Go
  53.   The Same
  54.   Dream
  55.   Older
  56.   Home
  57.   Lucky Star
  58.   Firestone
  59.   Once More With Feeling
  60.   Let It All Go

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