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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.   Fire and Rain
  6.   Shine
  7.   1901
  8.   The District Sleeps Alone Tonight
  9.   Young Blood
  10.   I'll Never Forget You
  11.   Not About Angels
  12.   People Help The People
  13.   Tee Shirt
  14.   No Angel
  15.   Let It All Go
  16.   Shelter
  17.   Wings Acoustic
  18.   Just a Game
  19.   Beautiful Lies
  20.   Light Me Up
  21.   The "A" Team
  22.   Lifted
  23.   Deep End
  24.   Standing in the Way of the Light
  25.   Strange Birds
  26.   Words as Weapons
  27.   Terrible Love
  28.   Save Yourself
  29.   Words
  30.   All About You
  31.   All You Never Say
  32.   What You Want
  33.   Without A Word
  34.   Comforting Sounds
  35.   Start Again
  36.   Beating Heart
  37.   Wild Horses
  38.   Shadow
  39.   Growing Pains
  40.   Heart of Gold
  41.   Farewell and Goodnight
  42.   Maybe
  43.   Unbroken
  44.   Take My Heart
  45.   Silhouette
  46.   Lost It All
  47.   White Winter Hymnal
  48.   Give Up
  49.   Winter
  50.   Hear You Calling
  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 by Rhodes

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