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

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