Nominee for the 2013 BRITs Critics’ Choice Award, and included in the coveted BBC Sound of 2013 longlist, Laura Mvula has just released her highly anticipated debut studio album, ‘Sing To the Moon’. Described as “The voice of 2013” by The Evening Standard, this singer-songwriter’s music fuses orchestral soul with velvety harmonies and emotional vocals giving nods to Nina Simone, George Gershwin and Björk… amongst others.
A graduate from the Birmingham Conservatoire with a degree in composition, Laura Mvula is a unique collison of her Caribbean background and formal music.
There’s something special about this young lady from Birmingham. Laura Mvula’s debut single ‘She’, produced by Steve Brown (Rumer) and mixed by Tom Elmhirst (Adele), appeared out of nowhere almost overnight to huge praise from the cream of UK music critics – a track so lyrically poetic, that it took on a life of it’s own.
Laura Mvula started writing songs on her laptop while working as a supply teacher in a Birmingham secondary school. Now, with some incredible live performances and a praised EP under her belt, 2013 looks set to be an incredible year for her.
As Clash magazine say, “Beautiful in voice and soul, lift your eyes skyward and watch this girl soar”.
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Laura Mvula will be performing live on stage at The Olympia Theatre in Dublin on Saturday the 12th of October 2013. Tickets for Laura Mvula live at The Olympia Theatre in Dublin are priced from €25.40 including booking fee, and are on sale now through Ticketmaster and usual outlets nationwide. Click here to buy tickets for Laura Mvula live at The Olympia Theatre in Dublin this coming October 2013.
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