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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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    Acoustic Rock

    Acoustic Rock
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    Indie Chill
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Top Songs by

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

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