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Gabrielle Aplin

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English singer/songwriter Gabrielle Aplin shot to fame in the U.K. toward the end of 2012, when her haunting rendition of Frankie Goes to Hollywood's hit "The Power of Love" was used in the Christmas advertising campaign for retailer John Lewis. Aplin was raised in the small village of Sutton Benger, Wiltshire, where she learned to play guitar at the age of 11, before also taking up the piano. Her musical development was documented on her YouTube channel, which includes a collection of diverse cover versions of artists such as Bon Iver, Bob Dylan, and Katy Perry. Her digital videos amassed a huge following and she soon began to write her own original material. This led to her first self-released EPs, Acoustic EP (2010), Never Fade (2011), and Home (2012), which illustrated her penchant for honest, heartfelt songwriting, and uncovered her own folk sound. After Never Fade was released in 2011, Aplin was invited to BBC's Maida Vale studios to perform on the BBC Introducing… sessions as her star continued to rise. Following more internet exposure, alongside airtime on BBC's Radio 1 and a headline tour, Aplin signed to Parlophone and began working on material for her debut full-length. During this period her popular cover version of Frankie Goes to Hollywood's "The Power of Love" made it to number one in the U.K. charts. In 2013 Aplin released her debut full-length album, English Rain, which featured a body of new work, alongside the title track from her early EP Home. The album was a success, reaching #2 in the U.K. and, to coincide with the 2014 U.S. release of her English Rain EP, she went on her first North American tour. Alpin's follow-up LP, Light Up the Dark, arrived in September 2015. ~ Scott Kerr
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Stations Featuring
Gabrielle Aplin

    Acoustic Rock

    Acoustic Rock
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Albums by
Gabrielle Aplin

Top Songs by
Gabrielle Aplin

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Please Don't Say You Love Me
  3.   The Power of Love
  4.   Fools Love
  5.   Take Me Away
  6.   Start of Time
  7.   Keep on Walking
  8.   Panic Cord
  9.   Shallow Love
  10.   Liar and the Lighter
  11.   Puzzle Piece
  12.   Let Me In
  13.   Keep Pushing Me
  14.   Letting Go
  15.   Coming Home
  16.   Light Up the Dark
  17.   Anybody out There
  18.   Stranger Side
  19.   Reverse
  20.   More Than Friends
  21.   Mountains
  22.   Ghosts
  23.   Lying to the Mirror
  24.   Never Fade
  25.   Romeo Must Die
  26.   Out on My Own
  27.   The House We Never Built
  28.   This Side of the Moon
  29.   A While
  30.   What Did You Do?
  31.   Together
  32.   Hurt
  33.   Sweet Nothing
  34.   Slip Away
  35.   Heavy Heart
  36.   A Case of You
  37.   How Do You Feel Today?
  38.   Home
  39.   Salvation
  40.   Ready to Question
  41.   Alive
  42.   Human
  43.   November
  44.   Evaporate
  45.   Wake Up With Me
  46.   Skeleton
  47.   You Don't Like Dancing

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