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.


Be Sociable, Share!
Bookmark the permalink.
  • Archives

  • Bogs et Cogs