Favorite Sessions

Laura Marling: How To Reveal A Quiet SongOregon Public Broadcasting

Though still only 22, Laura Marling is both an accomplished performer and one of the U.K.'s brightest up-and-coming songwriters. Her first two records were each nominated for the Mercury Prize, and last year she won a Brit Award for best female solo artist. Those are high-profile awards for an artist whose songs unfold in quiet ways, with lyrical depth that rewards repeat listening and a clear alto that gives her songs gravity.

Marling recently stopped by opbmusic to record this session while on tour with Andrew Bird, and she performed four songs from her most recent record, A Creature I Don't Know. You can watch the entire session here, but in the meantime, she performs "Sophia" in the video on this page.

Set List

  • "Sophia"

Credits

Steven Kray and Jonathan Newsome, recording; Nate Sjol, video production; Neil Maknarakham, Greg Boone and Anthony Del Calzo, cameras; Nathan Quigley, photography.

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