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Laura Marling
Laura Marling

Background information
Birth name Laura Beatrice Marling
Born February 1, 1990
Origin Eversley, Hampshire, England
Genre(s) Folk
Years active 2006—present
Label(s) Virgin Records
Associated acts Mystery Jets
Mumford & Sons
Noah and the Whale
The Rakes
Johnny Flynn
Website Website

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Laura Beatrice Marling (born 1 February 1990) is a folk singer-songwriter from Eversley in Hampshire, England. Initially prominent within the London folk scene, she has also toured with a number of well-known indie artists in the UK. Her sound is characterised by striking melodies and poetic lyricism. Her debut album "Alas, I Cannot Swim" and her second album "I Speak Because I Can" have been nominated for the Mercury Music Prize in 2008 and 2010 respectively.

I Speak Because I Can (2010) Alas, I Cannot Swim (2008)

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Laura Marling, Antony & The Johnsons For Wilderness Festival 2011

March 31, 2011
Laura Marling, Anthony & The Johnsons have been announced to play at this year's Wilderness Festival. The event will mark Anthony & The Johnsons' first live appearance for the band in two years where they will perform their 2010 album 'Swanlights' in full at the festival.   Read more 

Laura Marling, Labrinth Added To Line-Up For Camp Bestival Festival 2011

February 28, 2011
Laura Marling and Labrinth have been added to the line-up for this year's Camp Bestival festival 2011. The event, which takes place in Dorset at Lulworth Castle on July 29–31, will be headlined by Mark Ronson and Blondie.  Read more 

Laura Marling, The Wanted Backed To Win BRIT Awards 2011

January 17, 2011
Bookmakers have received a flurry of bets on Laura Marling to win Best British Female at the BRIT Awards next month. The singer's odd have been cut from 5/2 to 7/4 to take the prize behind last year's Critic' Choice winner Ellie Goulding.  Read more 

Laura Marling Cancels Aberdeen Gig Tonight (November 29) Due To Heavy Snow

November 29, 2010
Laura Marling has been forced to cancel her appearance in Aberdeen tonight (November 29) due to the sub-zero weather conditions that have blighted the UK. The singer was due to perform at the Lemon Tree, but adverse weather conditions have made it impossible for the star to travel.  Read more 

Laura Marling Announces Winter UK Tour

September 21, 2010
Laura Marling is set to embark on a UK tour this winter, it’s been announced. The singer will play nine dates, starting at the Leadmill in Sheffield on November 20.  Read more 

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