The follow-up to her 2016 EP Veracity, Revival marks a deliberate return to the sparsely adorned sensibilities of Marsh’s early work. Although Veracity mostly delivered an elaborately arranged breed of electro-pop, it was the stripped-back closing track “Dear Love” that emerged as Marsh’s breakthrough. Prominently featured on an episode of NCIS: New Orleans, the ukulele-laced ballad landed on a host of curated Spotify playlists, amassed over 5 million streams on the platform, and ultimately inspired Marsh to rethink her sonic approach.
“Little by little I had all these experiences where just being myself and letting my songwriting stand on its own seemed to be what really connected with people,” says Marsh, who received a standing ovation after her solo acoustic performance at McLean’s sold-out show. “I used to think I had to be so much more than that, and have all these different layers happening in my songs.... Read More at LaurenMarsh.com<br>