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Must-Watch: Video Premiere: “That’s Alright” by Laura Mvula

Laura Mvula is taking 2013 by storm with her sound. This is her third video and her second official single. The album, Sing To The Moon, marks her landing on the music scene platform and we have high hopes for her in the future. She is probably the closest thing to Nina Simone we have to do.

We love when she yells: “Who made you the center of the universe?” in the song.  Continue reading

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Laura Mvula joins Jessie Ware on tour!

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Is this a concert to catch or what!! Having already sold-out her own headline show at the Tabernacle on 4th March in just 2 days, Laura Mvula announces that she will be joining Jessie Ware on her national tour.

In a week that will also see Laura release her highly anticipated debut album, ‘Sing To The Moon’(released 4th March), this will be the first time that Laura has toured regionally.  Laura has also been confirmed to play the main stage at this year’s Isle of Wight Festival on Saturday 15th June.

Since announcing the release of her debut EP ‘She’ back in November, Laura has been picking up critical acclaim and support from some of the biggest tastemakers out there.

The video for Laura’s new single ‘Green Garden’, which is due to be released 24th February, has already reached over 158k views on VEVO after going live only a week ago.

Described as “The voice of 2013” by The Evening Standard, the classically trained, singer-songwriter’s music fuses orchestral soul with velvety harmonies and emotional vocals giving nods to Nina Simone, George Gershwin and Björk amongst others.

A graduate from the Birmingham Conservatoire with a degree in composition, the 26-year-old is a unique collision of her Caribbean background and formal music. Continue reading

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First Listen: “Green Garden” by Laura Mvula

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Nominee for the 2013 BRITs Critics’Choice Award and ranked highly in fourth place for the BBC Sound of 2013, Laura Mvula announces the release of new single, ‘Green Garden’ on 24 February 2013 through RCA Victor (Sony).

New single ‘Green Garden’ taken from the debut album ‘Sing to the Moon’, is an uplifting track which infuses Laura’s signature use of percussive chimes painted with enchanting harmonies – a unique sound that has wowed critics helping to make her one of names everyones lips in 2013.

Click here to listen to the new song “Green Garden”  Continue reading