Anna Calvi

Born 24 September 1980.
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Anna Calvi speaks to Lauren Laverne

Anna Calvi speaks to Lauren Laverne about her second album One Breath.

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Anna Margaret Michelle Calvi is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist. Originally from Twickenham, Calvi began playing guitar as a child and studied music in college. Calvi worked as a guitar instructor while recording her eponymous debut album over a period of several years. The album was released in the United Kingdom in January 2011 to critical praise, entering the Album Charts at number 40 and later being nominated for the Mercury Music Prize and the BRIT Award.

Her second album, One Breath was released on 7 October 2013 in the United Kingdom and United States through Domino Records. Calvi has gained critical attention for her voice, guitar playing and live performances.

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  1. Review of Anna Calvi

    Anna Calvi 2011

    Reviewed by Chris White
    A fully formed, multi-faceted sound that engages the listener from the first note.