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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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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.   People Help The People
  14.   Wild Horses
  15.   Silhouette
  16.   Shelter
  17.   Give Up
  18.   Words
  19.   Wings Acoustic
  20.   The "A" Team
  21.   Farewell and Goodnight
  22.   Terrible Love
  23.   Growing Pains
  24.   White Winter Hymnal
  25.   Start Again
  26.   Beautiful Lies
  27.   Lost It All
  28.   Standing in the Way of the Light
  29.   Maybe
  30.   Just a Game
  31.   I'll Never Forget You
  32.   Winter
  33.   Beating Heart
  34.   Unbroken
  35.   Save Yourself
  36.   Hear You Calling
  37.   All About You
  38.   All You Never Say
  39.   Tee Shirt
  40.   Without A Word
  41.   What You Want
  42.   Lifted
  43.   Shadow
  44.   No Angel
  45.   Heart of Gold
  46.   Words as Weapons
  47.   Comforting Sounds
  48.   Take My Heart
  49.   Deep End
  50.   Light Me Up

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