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18 going on 40

Singer Laura Marling's refined songwriting defies her youth

Laura Marley Laura Marley performs an all-ages show at the International Community Church on Sept. 13.
By Joan Anderman
Globe Staff / September 12, 2008

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Earlier this year, at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, a blond wisp of a girl with an acoustic guitar accomplished the incredible feat of making drunk people in a trendy bar shut up. This wasn't Laura Marling's main order of business, to soothe the rowdies with mesmerizing folk songs; the British singer-songwriter was here to introduce ... (Full article: 894 words)

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