Laura Marling: Alas, I Cannot Swim

On February 4, 2008, “Virgin” label released (download) “Alas, I Cannot Swim”, the debut Laura Marling studio album. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by Charlie Fink.


  • Laura Marling– vocals, guitar
  • Marcus Mumford– accordion, percussion
  • Tom “Fiddle” Hobden – string arrangement
  • Pete Roe – banjo, keyboards
  • Ted Dwane – double bass
  • Joe Ichinose – fiddle
  • Guy Davie – mastering
  • Guy Katsav – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Laura Marling.

  1. Ghosts
  2. Old Stone
  3. Tap at My Window
  4. Failure
  5. You’re No God
  6. Cross Your Fingers
  7. (interlude) Crawled Out of the Sea
  8. My Manic and I
  9. Might Terror
  10. The Captain and the Hourglass
  11. Shine
  12. Your Only Doll (Dora) – includes the hidden track “Alas, I Cannot Swim”

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