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Laura Mvula On World Cafe

Studio Sessions

Laura Mvula On World Cafe

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Set List

"Like The Morning Dew"

"She"

"Sing To The Moon"

"Green Garden"

U.K. singer Laura Mvula has been well-served by her conservatory training, which helped her uncover her own unique sound: Mvula's first full-length album, Sing to the Moon, blends classic pop, jazz and soul.

With help from producer Steve Brown, Mvula's choral-like arrangements are wonderfully layered and complex. In this installment of World Cafe, the singer performs live with her band and talks to host David Dye about how she separates her roles as a songwriter and a performer.

World Cafe Playlist for August 26, 2013