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Lianne La Havas        

English Folk & Soul Singer, Songwriter, and Multi-Instrumentalist

Lianne Charlotte Barnes (born 23 August 1989), known professionally as Lianne La Havas, is a London-born British folk and soul singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Her career began after being introduced to various musicians and singer Paloma Faith, for whom she sang backing vocals. In 2010, La Havas signed to Warner Bros. Records, spending two years developing her songwriting skills before releasing any music publicly. La Havas' debut album, Is Your Love Big Enough? (2012), was released to positive reviews from critics and earned her a nomination for the BBC's Sound of 2012 poll and awards for the iTunes Album of The Year 2012.


Lianne La Havas breaks down her deeply personal album 'Blood'
Lianne La Havas grew up with a Greek father and Jamaican mother in London. Her first album, “Is Your Love Big Enough,” explored folk music, R&B and rock and roll — and was named “Album of the Year” in 2012 by iTunes.
"I feel really a great sense of freedom being able to play my songs alone, because I only have myself to rely on," says the English singer-songwriter, who's stripping down her work for intimate guitar-and-mic gigs
Saturday Sessions: Lianne La Havas performs "Green & Gold ...
Saturday Sessions: Lianne La Havas performs "Green & Gold". October 3, 2015, 9:13 AM |The British singer and songwriter emerged three years ago with her ...
Lianne La Havas: Tiny Desk Concert : NPR
The singer is soulful yet playful, raw and vulnerable in a commanding kind of way . Watch La Havas perform three of her songs live in the NPR Music offices.
Review: Lianne La Havas, 'Blood' : NPR
Among the delights of Lianne La Havas' 2012 debut Is Your Love Big Enough? was its sense of scale. Here was a songwriter of considerable lyric skill and pop ...

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