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

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