Laura Marling Alas I Cannot Swim 180g LP
Laura Marling Alas I Cannot Swim 180g LP
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: ADA
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Laura Marling Alas I Cannot Swim 180g LP

Laura Marling

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SKU:
ADALP76006
UPC:
801397600619
Ribbon Music releases remastered deluxe re-issue of this acclaimed album by Laura Marling.

Alas I Cannot Swim was the young British singer/songwriter’s debut album originally released in 2008. The recording features contributions by Charlie Fink & Tom Hobden (Noah and The Whale) and Marcus Mumford (Mumford & Sons).

Since her emergence on to the London music scene in 2007, Laura Marling has steadily secured her position as one of the most exciting musical talents of her generation. By the tender age of 21 she has already won a BRIT award and been nominated for the UK Mercury Music prize twice. While so many artists of any age attempt to locate their inner child, Marling, with a sometime steely gaze, measures the prerogatives of youth against the looming realities of adulthood - the specter of mortality, the betrayals of love, the balm of sex, the yearning for companionship, the need for independence. As the Times of London recently posted, "Who else is making music as ambitious, as haunting, as centuries-straddling, as thought-provoking and artistically tenacious as this? An the answer is: nobody. No, really. Not a soul."

Marling, who started out - briefly but auspiciously - with a stint in the group Noah and the Whale, was a mere 16 when she independently released her first singles and almost immediately gained serious stature as a key figure on Britain's burgeoning young folk scene, alongside such artists and friends as singer-actor Johnny Flynn and Mumford & Sons. The two startlingly self-assured albums that followed - Alas I Cannot Swim (2008) and I Speak Because I Can (2010) - brought the self-effacing and relatively shy Marling an extraordinary level of acclaim in her homeland, with each of them in turn being nominated for the U.K.'s prestigious Mercury Prize.

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Deluxe gatefold jacket
• Limited time MP3 download code
• Remastered for this reissue

Selections:
Side A:

1. Ghosts
2. Old Stone
3. Tap At My Window
4. Failure
5. You're No God
6. Cross Your Fingers
7. Crawled Out of the Sea (Interlude)
Side B:
1. My Manic and I
2. Night Terror
3. The Captain and the Hourglass
4. Shine
5. Your Only Doll (Dora)
Description
Ribbon Music releases remastered deluxe re-issue of this acclaimed album by Laura Marling.

Alas I Cannot Swim was the young British singer/songwriter’s debut album originally released in 2008. The recording features contributions by Charlie Fink & Tom Hobden (Noah and The Whale) and Marcus Mumford (Mumford & Sons).

Since her emergence on to the London music scene in 2007, Laura Marling has steadily secured her position as one of the most exciting musical talents of her generation. By the tender age of 21 she has already won a BRIT award and been nominated for the UK Mercury Music prize twice. While so many artists of any age attempt to locate their inner child, Marling, with a sometime steely gaze, measures the prerogatives of youth against the looming realities of adulthood - the specter of mortality, the betrayals of love, the balm of sex, the yearning for companionship, the need for independence. As the Times of London recently posted, "Who else is making music as ambitious, as haunting, as centuries-straddling, as thought-provoking and artistically tenacious as this? An the answer is: nobody. No, really. Not a soul."

Marling, who started out - briefly but auspiciously - with a stint in the group Noah and the Whale, was a mere 16 when she independently released her first singles and almost immediately gained serious stature as a key figure on Britain's burgeoning young folk scene, alongside such artists and friends as singer-actor Johnny Flynn and Mumford & Sons. The two startlingly self-assured albums that followed - Alas I Cannot Swim (2008) and I Speak Because I Can (2010) - brought the self-effacing and relatively shy Marling an extraordinary level of acclaim in her homeland, with each of them in turn being nominated for the U.K.'s prestigious Mercury Prize.

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Deluxe gatefold jacket
• Limited time MP3 download code
• Remastered for this reissue

Selections:
Side A:

1. Ghosts
2. Old Stone
3. Tap At My Window
4. Failure
5. You're No God
6. Cross Your Fingers
7. Crawled Out of the Sea (Interlude)
Side B:
1. My Manic and I
2. Night Terror
3. The Captain and the Hourglass
4. Shine
5. Your Only Doll (Dora)
ISBN
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Laura Marling
Title
Alas I Cannot Swim
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
Creation Date
Release Date
03-08-2012
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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