|Birth name||Marilena Buck|
|Born||13 March 1975
Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, England
|Occupation(s)||Singer, pianist, guitarist|
|Years active||1995 – present|
|Labels||Island Records, V2, Sony, Palm Pictures,|
Marli Harwood (born Marilena Buck, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, England), also known as Marli Buck, is a British singer and songwriter. A piano and guitar player, she is of Eritrean, Italian, Welsh and English extraction.
In 1995, Harwood was signed by Chris Blackwell to his Island Records label. During the recording of her debut album, Blackwell decided to sell Island Records, and Harwood's album was never released. In 2002, Harwood appeared on Fame Academy, and finished sixth in the series. She then recorded several albums with various major record labels, which remained unreleased or promoted.
In January 2011, Harwood's song "It's Called a Heart" was played to Jeff Smith, head of music at BBC Radio 2, by her management team and on 25 January it was announced by the Press Association that the track was Record Of The Week on Radio 2. Harwood released "It's Called a Heart" via her website on 21 February 2011.
Harwood had a maternity clause added to her recording contract, which was described as a first. With a final working date of 1 July 2011 before the birth, Island Records were pushing to get her 12 track album Clocks and Full Stops released. The single from the album, "Billy", was released on 30 May with the album following.
Marli Harwood is a writer at Tileyard Studios.
- "Stole the Show" Kygo featuring Parson James (2015)
- "Loving like this" Sabella (2015)
- "It Hurts" Anna David (2014)
- "It's Called a Heart" (2011)
- "Billy" (2011)
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