Gabrielle Aplin (born 10 October 1992) is an English singer-songwriter from Sutton Benger, Wiltshire. Aplin gained a following online after publishing acoustic covers of songs by bands such as Paramore and You Me at Six on YouTube. Since 2010, Aplin has released three EPs and toured the UK and Europe. In February 2012, Aplin announced she had signed to Parlophone and was recording her debut album. She gained mainstream attention the following November when she was selected to soundtrack a John Lewis television advertisement with a cover of Frankie Goes to Hollywood's "The Power of Love", which reached No 1 on the UK Singles Chart on 9 December 2012. Her second single "Please Don't Say You Love Me" followed in 2013, it became her second UK Top 10 single, peaking at number 6 Her debut album English Rain was released in May 2013, to positive reviews it debuted and peaked at number 2 in the UK album charts, along with new single "Panic Cord", which peaked at number 19 in the UK.
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