June 2013: 'My Own Little Piece of The Sky' a collaboration with book artists Jules Allen will be releaased, with musical contributions from Cara Winter and Paul Bullen.
January 2013 "Marina Florance, one of the most gorgeous female voices that I have heard in a very long time" Rick Stuart, Roots and Fusion, Purefm
July 2012: Marina's song 'Cry'has WON the Oldie Composers song writing competition and is available to buy NOW from iTunes, proceeds to Barnardos.
The song sung by Anthony Head (Buffy/Merlin actor) with Nick Mason (Pink Floyd) drums, BOND (Electric Quartet), was voted in to the top 4 by Radio 2 Judges, Sir Terry Wogan, Ken Bruce, Johnnie Walker, Bob Harris and Malcolm Prince
Marina has released 2 excellent albums. The latest entitled "Migration", was released in 2010, it is an accomplished collection of original songs and simply presents a genuine experience of the Marina Florance band live performance having been recorded in front of a live audience.
“Marina can turn her voice from an almost deep south growl to torch singer, flooding a song with a real sense of personality as though each song has a voice of its own”
“Somewhere Down the Line” is the brilliant first album was supported by the East of England Arts Council, it has an exceptional compilation of songs with musical contributions from many other great performers.
“each song shimmers just like its own special gem, and lingers long in the memory, her voice sparkles like a fine diamond, "Parallel Lines" amazing.”
The songs are written by Florance, Fox Allen and Kennedy and represent the very best of their exceptional song writing ability.
“We could talk for hour upon hour knowing the end will be the same, drawing us so near, another secret to be shared tonight, only us to hear, only us to hear”
From “In Orange” the first song composed by Fox Allen/Florance.
“In Orange, probably one of the best songs I have ever heard”
Marina has played the Club Tent at the Cambridge Folk Festival, Wimborne Folk Festival and has been part of many other festivals including the PULSE Fringe, the Norwich Fringe and Strawberry Fair.
She has both supported and shared the same stage as: Cara Dillon, Karine Polwart, Julie Felix, Matt Cardle, Gus MacGregor, Paul Bullen, Jamie Woon, Luka Bloom, Ken Nicol, Mike Silver, Steve Tilston, David Sneddon, Mawkin Causley and so many more brilliant performers.
“she has a voice like chocolate”
Radio interviews and air plays include: BBC Radio Essex, Cambridge, Norfolk, Northern Ireland, Bristol, Jersey, Devon and Suffolk, also on community/local/hospital radio stations including the brilliant Bobs Folk Show on Radio Wey, Future Radio, Moving Tone News, and BBC Introducing. There have also been plays on various podcasts and other internet radio stations.