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

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