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Laura Marling On World Cafe

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Laura Marling On World Cafe

Studio Sessions

Laura Marling On World Cafe

Laura Marling On World Cafe

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Set List

  • "Soothing"
  • "Wildfire"
  • "Nothing, Not Nearly"
  • "Next Time"

Last time Laura Marling visited World Cafe, the city sounds of Los Angeles had begun to drone their way into her English folk-based music. Almost two years later, her new album, Semper Femina, features winding vines of sound that are darker, smokier and utterly tantalizing. It's the sixth full-length studio record she's released in nine years. The title is Latin for "always a woman," and the album itself is an exploration of what that means, what it doesn't and where it all blurs together. Listen to the complete session in the player above.

Semper Femina comes out March 10 on Marling's own More Alarming Records.

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