Gabrielle Aplin

Gabrielle Aplin

Born 10 October 1992.


Gabrielle Aplin (born 10 October 1992) is a British singer-songwriter from Sutton Benger, England. Aplin gained a following online after publishing acoustic covers of songs by bands such as Paramore and You Me at Six on YouTube.

Since 2010, Aplin has released three EPs and toured the United Kingdom and Europe.

In February 2012, Aplin announced she had signed to Parlophone and was recording her debut album. She gained mainstream attention the following November when she was selected to soundtrack a John Lewis television commercial with a cover of Frankie Goes to Hollywood's "The Power of Love", which topped the UK Singles Chart in December 2012. The second single "Please Don't Say You Love Me" followed in 2013, it became her second top ten hit on the chart, peaking at number six.

Her debut album English Rain was released in May 2013 to positive reviews, it debuted and peaked at number two on the UK album chart along with new single "Panic Cord", which peaked at number nineteen. The 4th single, "Home", was released in July 2013, it joined BBC Radio 1's 'C' list and BBC Radio 2's 'B' list and peaked at number forty eight on the UK Singles Chart.

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  1. Cover art for Salvation
  2. Cover art for Panic Cord
  3. Cover art for Please Don't Say You Love Me
  4. Cover art for Human
  5. Cover art for "Alive"

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  1. Gabrielle Aplin

    Gabrielle Aplin

    Thu, 01 Aug 2013

  2. T In The Park 2013

    T In The Park 2013

    Sat, 13 Jul 2013

  3. Glastonbury 2013

    Glastonbury 2013

    Sat, 29 Jun 2013

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