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Laura Marling

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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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Stations Featuring
Laura Marling

    Folk

    Folk
    10 songs

    Female Focus

    Female Focus
    1 song

Albums by
Laura Marling

Top Songs by
Laura Marling

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

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