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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 record. The resulting Short Movie arrived in spring 2015. ~ Margaret Reges & Scott Kerr
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Laura Marling


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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.   Ghosts
  7.   Devil's Spoke
  8.   The Muse
  9.   All My Rage
  10.   I Speak Because I Can
  11.   Master Hunter
  12.   What He Wrote
  13.   Blackberry Stone
  14.   Shine
  15.   I Feel Your Love
  16.   False Hope
  17.   Alpha Shallows
  18.   Made By Maid
  19.   Undine
  20.   Devil's Resting Place
  21.   Goodbye England (Covered in Snow)
  22.   The Captain and the Hourglass
  23.   Salinas
  24.   My Manic and I
  25.   Interlude
  26.   Worship Me
  27.   The Beast
  28.   Pray for Me
  29.   Old Stone
  30.   Daisy
  31.   Easy
  32.   Don't Let Me Bring You Down
  33.   Walk Alone
  34.   Warrior
  35.   Little Love Caster
  36.   Breathe
  37.   I Was an Eagle
  38.   Take the Night Off
  39.   Blues Run the Game
  40.   Rest in Bed
  41.   Flicker and Fail
  42.   New Romantic
  43.   Rest in the Bed
  44.   Mehendi Rachi
  45.   Mama How Far I’ve Come
  46.   Darkness Descends
  47.   Hope In The Air
  48.   Tap at My Window
  49.   Failure
  50.   You're No God
  51.   Cross Your Fingers
  52.   David
  53.   Short Movie
  54.   Howl
  55.   How Can I
  56.   Divine
  57.   Gurdjieff's Daughter
  58.   Strange
  59.   Saved These Words
  60.   Little Bird
  61.   Love Be Brave
  62.   When Were You Happy? (And How Long Has That Been)
  63.   To Be a Woman
  64.   Night After Night
  65.   My Friends
  66.   I Was Just a Card
  67.   Don't Ask Me Why
  68.   DVD
  69.   Crawled out of the Sea (Interlude)
  70.   Your Only Doll (Dora)
  71.   I'm A Fly
  72.   Alas I Cannot Swim
  73.   Anmoil Rishtey by Mumford & Sons
  74.   Bonny Portmore featuring Jonathan Wilson
  75.   Once
  76.   You Know
  77.   Typical
  78.   The Needle And The Damage Done
  79.   To Darkness/Kripa by Mumford & Sons

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