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Laura Marling

Singer/songwriter Laura Marling was only 16 years old when she emerged on the British indie scene in 2007 thanks to a handful of infectious singles made available on her MySpace profile. Endowed with a husky voice, an acoustic guitar, and a gift for building quirky, hooky folk songs (characteristics that find her compared favorably to artists like Lily Allen, Regina Spektor, and Martha Wainwright), Marling quickly made a name for herself throughout England thanks to a heavy touring schedule and a few high-profile gigs, not the least of which included an appearance at the 2006 City Showcase: Spotlight London and as the opening act for Jamie T. Although she was still without a label one year later, her debut EP, My Manic and I, was slated for independent release in the late fall of 2007. This status didn't last for long, however, because in early 2008, signed to Virgin, Marling issued Alas I Cannot Swim, which also came as part of a multimedia Songbox package. In 2010, Marling released her sophomore album, I Speak Because I Can, which debuted at number three on the U.K. albums chart and was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize. Marling completed a working holiday tour of the U.S. in 2012, where she played a host of solo shows as she traveled through the States, and announced her fourth album, Once I Was an Eagle, while in California. The record appeared a year later and was her third to be nominated for the coveted Mercury Prize. Following the album's release, Marling relocated to L.A. in a bid to settle in one place after moving multiple times while releasing four albums in five years, each with accompanying tours. Plans for a fifth release were initially shelved in early 2013, but by 2014 Marling had completed new material and returned to London to record the album. The resulting Short Movie arrived in spring 2015. Just as Short Movie introduced a heavier sound via the addition of electric guitar, Marling further distanced herself from her folk beginnings on her sixth studio album. Semper Femina, her sixth LP, was co-produced by Blake Mills and released in early 2017 on Marling's own More Alarming label. The album featured a darker, smokier vibe than her previous efforts. ~ Margaret Reges & Scott Kerr
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Stations Featuring
Laura Marling

    Alt Country

    Alt Country
    2 songs


    10 songs

    Female Focus

    Female Focus
    1 song

Albums by
Laura Marling

Top Songs by
Laura Marling

  1.   Song
  2.   Rambling Man
  3.   Sophia
  4.   Where Can I Go?
  5.   Night Terror
  6.   Devil's Spoke
  7.   Ghosts
  8.   Wild Fire
  9.   The Muse
  10.   The Captain and the Hourglass
  11.   All My Rage
  12.   I Speak Because I Can
  13.   Master Hunter
  14.   Soothing
  15.   Blackberry Stone
  16.   Made By Maid
  17.   Undine
  18.   What He Wrote
  19.   Shine
  20.   I Feel Your Love
  21.   Devil's Resting Place
  22.   Alpha Shallows
  23.   False Hope
  24.   My Manic and I
  25.   Goodbye England (Covered in Snow)
  26.   Salinas
  27.   Once
  28.   Nouel
  29.   Next Time
  30.   Take the Night Off
  31.   Divine
  32.   Failure
  33.   Don't Pass Me By
  34.   Walk Alone
  35.   Interlude
  36.   Saved These Words
  37.   Darkness Descends
  38.   Always This Way
  39.   When Were You Happy? (And How Long Has That Been)
  40.   Devil's Spoke/Sneh Ko Marg
  41.   Nothing, Not Nearly
  42.   Rest in the Bed
  43.   Warrior
  44.   Night After Night
  45.   Wild Once
  46.   The Beast
  47.   Old Stone
  48.   The Valley
  49.   The Needle And The Damage Done
  50.   Daisy
  51.   David
  52.   Worship Me
  53.   Short Movie
  54.   Howl
  55.   How Can I
  56.   Gurdjieff's Daughter
  57.   Easy
  58.   Don't Let Me Bring You Down
  59.   Strange
  60.   Little Bird
  61.   Pray for Me
  62.   Little Love Caster
  63.   Breathe
  64.   You Know
  65.   I Was an Eagle
  66.   Rest in Bed
  67.   My Friends
  68.   I Was Just a Card
  69.   Don't Ask Me Why
  70.   To Darkness/Kripa
  71.   Tap at My Window
  72.   You're No God
  73.   Cross Your Fingers
  74.   Crawled out of the Sea (Interlude)
  75.   Your Only Doll (Dora)
  76.   Hope In The Air
  77.   Mama How Far I’ve Come
  78.   New Romantic
  79.   Mehendi Rachi
  80.   Typical
  81.   Bonny Portmore
  82.   Love Be Brave

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