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Laura Marling, Alas I Cannot Swim

Laura Marling

Faithfully rooted in a folk heritage and at times country-tinged, Alas I Cannot Swim pits outward-looking paeans alongside introspective song. Marling may be young, but she has substance.

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YOUR COMMENTS

Laura
She is this generations nick drake..joni mitchell..her songs tell storys..her lyrics are beautiful delicatly thought out pieces of work .

Lise
It rocks.

Trevor Lever
Beautiful music, unlike anything else you have ever heard before.

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