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 →
Check out the first track to be heard from Bat For Lashes’ new album The Haunted Man (to be released October 15th, 2012). It is called “Laura” and it is a sad little piano-led ballad featuring a drag queen in the video, what else would you want?