Laura Marling - I Speak Because I Can

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Album Review

Release date: 22 March 2010

Laura Marling - I Speak Because I Can

Album Review: Laura Marling - 'I Speak Because I Can' (Virgin)

The growing pains of an old soul make for compelling and powerful music

What’s in a haircut? Plenty, if we’re to believe the hype surrounding the release of new-folk starlet Laura Marling ’s second album. In the promo clip for single ‘Devil’s Spoke’ , the one-time possessor of a pixie-blonde crop beyond compare appears glum-faced, hair scraped back into a mousy bun. Scrubbed and sullen-looking, she has the seen-it-all air of an institutionalised...

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  • Mar 21, 2010

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Laura Marling performs unreleased song 'Born To Love' – watch

Laura Marling performs unreleased song 'Born To Love' – watch

NPR session also includes a performance of Townes Van Zandt's 'Colorado Girl'

Laura Marling performs stripped back set at Secret Cinema gig (June 14)

Laura Marling performs stripped back set at Secret Cinema gig (June 14)

Singer-songwriter joined by string quartet as immersive theatre run begins

Laura Marling adds eight more dates to run of 'immersive' London shows

Laura Marling adds eight more dates to run of 'immersive' London shows

She will now play sixteen Secret Cinema events in a mystery east London venue

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Laura Marling - I Speak Because I Can: Wikipedia Album Entry

"Goodbye England (Covered in Snow)" was released as a single in Dec 09.

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