Laura Marling

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Laura Marling
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Background information
Born 1 February 1990
Origin Eversley, Hampshire, England
Genres Alternative, Folk rock
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Instruments singing, guitar, bass, piano
Years active 2006–present
Labels WayOutWest Records, Virgin Records

Laura Marling (born 1 February 1990) is a British folk singer-songwriter. Marling won Best Female Solo Artist at the 2011 Brit Awards.

Early life[change | change source]

Marling was born in Hampshire. She went to Leighton Park School. When she was 16 she moved to London.

Career[change | change source]

Marling has toured with a number of well-known indie artists in the UK including Jamie T, who personally invited her on tour with him last year after he attended her second-ever gig.

She performed at this summer's 02 Wireless Festival [1] and also performed at the first Underage Music Festival in August 2007 at Victoria Park, East London. She has also performed at Electric Gardens Music festival in Kent [2].

Her debut single came out on WayOutWest Records, with a new single coming out soon on Virgin Records.

She appeared on Later with Jools Holland where she performed the song New Romantic. Marling's first album "Alas I Cannot Swim" was released on 4 February 2008. Her single Ghosts was out on 15 January 2008.

Marling's second album I Speak Because I Can was released in 2010.

In 2011 her third album A Creature I Don't Know was released.

In 2013 Marling's fourth album Once I Was An Eagle was released. It got good reviews. It reached number three in the UK Album Chart.[1] Marling was nominated for Best British Female at the 2014 Brit Awards.

Singles[change | change source]

  • My Manic and I
  • New Romantic
  • Ghosts
  • Cross Your Fingers
  • Night Terror
  • Goodbye England (Covered in Snow)
  • Devil's Spoke
  • Rambling Man
  • Blues Run the Game
  • Sophia
  • The Beast
  • Master Hunter

EPs[change | change source]

  • London Town EP
  • My Manic and I EP
  • iTunes Live: London Sessions
  • Cross Your Fingers

Albums[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

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