Laura Marling unveils new material via short film ‘When Brave Bird Saved’ – watch

The singer premieres 'Take The Night Off', 'I Was An Eagle', 'You Know' and 'Breathe' from new LP 'Once I Was An Eagle'

Laura Marling has unveiled the first four tracks from her new album ‘Once I Was An Eagle’ via a short film, entitled When Brave Bird Saved.

‘Once I Was An Eagle’ is set for release on May 27 – click above to watch the 18-minute long When Brave Bird Saved, which soundtracks the songs ‘Take The Night Off’, ‘I Was An Eagle’, ‘You Know’ and ‘Breathe’.

The film was directed by Fred & Nick, who commented:

When Brave Bird Saved is an introduction to a visual journey directly inspired, informed, and narrated by the first four tracks of ‘Once I Was An Eagle’. Having collaborated with Laura over the last four years, the ambition and scope of this film marks an exciting new direction for us – and we were given total freedom to focus strongly on the distinct journey of the four tracks.

The follow-up to 2011’s ‘A Creature I Don’t Know’, was recorded at the Three Crows Studio owned by producer and solo musician Ethan Johns (Kings of Leon, Ryan Adams, Vaccines), with Dom Monks on engineering duties.

The tracklisting for ‘Once I Was An Eagle’ is:

‘Take The Night Off’
‘I Was An Eagle’
‘You Know’
‘Master Hunter’
‘Little Love Caster’
‘Devil’s Resting Place’
‘Where Can I Go?’
‘Pray For Me’
‘When Were You Happy? (And How Long Has That Been)’
‘Love Be Brave’
‘Little Bird’
‘Saved These Words’