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Laura Marling

semper femina

more alarming records


Released: 10th Mar 2017


lp + download

Released: 10th Mar 2017


laura's 6th album is the ouevre we have been waiting for since the 2008 debut that knocked our socks off - she's honed her songwriting, vocal delivery & magical energy into a spellbinding masterpiece.

It is at once a distinctive & musically compelling collection of songs, run through with Marling’s fierce intelligence; a keen, beautiful & unparalleled take on womanhood. Opening with the finest song of her career to date, 'Soothing', could have proven to be a mistep as she's unlikely ever to surpass it's glory but it works perfecty to set the tone for this spirited set of songs. Blake Mills's production darws out textures that give the instrumentation (strings, guitars, bass, keyboard, thumb piano & more) a depth, warmth & weight that set this record up to stand the test of time. Marling invades where Beth Gibbons has previously reigned supreme.

semper femina

  1. Soothing
  2. The Valley
  3. Wild Fire
  4. Don’t Pass Me By
  5. Always This Way
  6. Wild Once
  7. Next Time
  8. Nouel
  9. Nothing, Not Nearly