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

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