London born Alessi's Ark (Alessi Laurent-Marke) is a name and cinematic voice which has been built upon years of experimentation, travel, resilience and triumph.
Alessi started writing and performing aged 16. Her first album 'Notes from the Treehouse' was recorded in Omaha, Nebraska with Bright Eyes producer and band member, Mike Mogis. Alessi went on to release two E.Ps and two full length albums 'Time Travel' and 'The Still Life' though Bella Union and has toured the UK, EU, Japan and US supporting M.Ward, Sharon Van Etten, Mumford & Sons, Jenny Lewis and John Grant amongst others. Alessi also produces zines of poetry and paints alongside her music.
“The understated arrangements suggest you’re listening to a woman with impeccable taste” - MOJO
“It takes several plays to appreciate all the small touches that make each delicate piece” - THE GUARDIAN