Laura Mvula performs a Tiny Desk Concert on May 15, 2013. Marie McGrory/NPR hide caption

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Laura Mvula: Tiny Desk Concert

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Laura Mvula's debut album is called Sing to the Moon. Josh Shinner/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Laura Mvula: A Soulful Voice That Once Answered Phones

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Laura Mvula's debut is ambitiously confident, as if she and her band had perfected their sound years ago. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Laura Mvula's Velvet 'Moon' Is A Revelation

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