Laura Mvula,
Singing to the Moon

Who: Laura Mvula
Where she was born: Moseley
Where she lives now: Birmingham, U.K.
What she does: I suppose I’m a fully working musician now.

Laura Mvula profile for The WILD magazine

What she’s currently working on:
The last song for my album.

What good energy mean to her:
I suppose its a vibe thing really — I just try not to spend time around bad energy.

What she thinks there is too much of and too little of:
Too much tits and ass -– and too little heart.

With whom she would like most to go on a tete a tete:
Lizz Wright. She is a singer.

Her most striking moment:
When I got married.

On trying to describe the sentiment behind the powerful song, “She”:
No – I can’t it just happened. I actually can’t explain it.

What cracks you up:
My 3-year-old God Daughter.

The first record she bought with her own money:
Lauryn Hill’s Miseducation.

A few music acts she recommends that we check out:
Rae Morris and Esperanza Spalding.

What she cannot live without:
My husband and family.

What she would like to leave to future generations:
I haven’t done enough to answer this question – but I will just say- a good attitude.

Her next challenge:
To tour my album.

Her Hero:
My husband.

Laura’s WILD Wish:
Have children, write a film score, do a 2nd album!


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