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

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