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

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