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