Laura Marling:: Mercury Prize; Ghosts; & Alas, I Cannot Swim

Laura Marling has been nominated for a Mercury Music Prize for the “Best British Album Of The Year.” 18 year old Laura Marling’s debut album Alas, I Cannot Swim has earned critical acclaim since its European release earlier this year. The album gets a US release on Astralwerks on August 19th and is available now from digital retailers in the US. Laura Marling is one of just 12 artists nominated in 2008, on a list which includes: The Last Shadow Puppets, Elbow, Radiohead, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Adele and Neon Neon. Founded in 1992, previous Mercury Music Prize winners include Franz Ferdinand, Arctic Monkeys, Badly Drawn Boy, Primal Scream, PJ Harvey and Pulp.

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Ghosts

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