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Laura Mvula

Laura Mvula chooses Four Women by Nina Simone

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Grew up in Birmingham and studied at the Birmingham Conservatoire. Debut album Sing to the Moon includes the single Green Garden

Four Women by Nina Simone

Laura Mvula chooses the song Four Women by Nina Simone, from her 1966 album Wild is the Wind.

From the Archive

Nina Simone

Nina Simone on Woman's Hour in 1988 discusses her protest songs.

From: Woman's Hour 04 October 1988 on Radio 4

Joan Armatrading

Joan Armatrading pays tribute to Nina Simone just after her death in 2003.

From: Front Row 22 April 2003 on Radio 4

Laura Mvula

Laura Mvula talks to Radio 1's Zane Lowe about her own music and how she found her voice when performing with the choir Black Voices.

From BBC Sound of 2013

Billy Bragg

John Harris talks to Billy Bragg about protest music in the Britain in the 1980s

From Who's Angry Now? 12 April 2012 on Radio 4