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Laura Mvula live from Maida Vale

3 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 09 February 2013

Gilles broadcasts live from the legendary Maida Vale studios in West London, with a very special live session from Laura Mvula.

Following on from October's 6Music Live show featuring a session from Portico Quartet , this week Gilles returns to the legendary studios for another special broadcast in front of a studio audience. This time, Gilles is joined by the prodigiously talented soul singer, Laura Mvula, whose first two singles 'She' and 'Green Garden' have featured heavily in Gilles' recent playlists.

Hailing from Birmingham, Laura's classically trained technique, combined with her Caribbean background has created a sound that has turned heads, coming 4th in the BBC Sound Of 2013 poll as well as being nominated for the Brits Critics Choice Award, all before her debut album has been released.

Music Played

42 items
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    Donald Byrd Band & Voices Cristo Redentor

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    Woodkid Iron


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    Kendrick Lamar Feat. Schoolboy Q The Spiteful Chant

    Top Dawg Entertainment

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    Laura Mvula Flying Without You (RCA Records

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    Cid Rim Draw


  • Image for CHVRCHES

    CHVRCHES Recover (Cid Rim Remix)

    National Anthem

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    Prince Breakfast Can't Wait

    Purple Music

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    Lewis Connection Got To Be Something Here

    Numero Group

  • Image for Donald Byrd

    Donald Byrd Dominoes (Live)

    Blue Note

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    Johnny "Hammond" Smith Tell Me What To Do (DJ Day Edit)


  • Image for Oscar + Martin

    Oscar + Martin Recognize

    Two Bright Lakes

  • Kilo Kish – Ghost (Mixtape K+)


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    Ghostpoet Musmid Msi

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    Rocket Number 9 & Four Tet Roselin


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    James Blake Retrograde


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    Sam Irl Little

    Frank Music

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    Jets Sin Love With You


  • Image for Alice Russell

    Alice Russell For a While

    Tru thoughts

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    Michael Jackson ROCK WITH YOU (The Reflex Revision)


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    Dawn Penn You Don't Love Me (NO NO NO)

    Prince Buster

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    Boogaloo Assassins No No No


  • Image for MORRI$

    MORRI$ White Hood

    Night Slugs

  • Alice Russell Live Session

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    Karriem Riggins J Dilla The Greatest

    Stones Throw

  • Image for The Roots

    The Roots Antiquity

  • Image for Robert Glasper

    Robert Glasper Dillalude Number 2

    Blue Note

  • Image for Masayoshi Fujita
  • Laura Mvula Live Session

  • Image for Judie Tzuke

    Judie Tzuke For You

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    Werkha Feat. Bryony Side Steppin


  • Image for Dean Blunt

    Dean Blunt Papi

    Hippos In Tanks

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    Sepulcure Make You

    Hot Flush

  • Laura Mvula Live Session

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    Gramme Rough News

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    Ed Rush & Optical Mysetry Machine


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    Ivy Lab Brat


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    Duke Ellington & John Coltrane In a Sentimental Mood


  • Image for Count Basie & Duke Ellingto

    Count Basie & Duke Ellingto To You


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    Goldie Single Petal Of A Rose




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