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Laura Marling, The Rapture, more join Primavera Sound

British Female Solo Artist Nominees: Laura Marling performs at Camp Bestival, Lulworth Castle, Dorset,

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Laura Marling and The Rapture have been added to the bill of this year's Primavera Sound festival.

Organisers have announced a host of new names for the 2012 event on its official Twitter feed and website.

Other acts playing the festival include Saint Etienne, Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo, Erol Alkan, SBTRKT, Baxter Drury, Shellac, Melvins, Yo La Tengo, The Wedding Present, The Pop Group, Napalm Death, Kings of Convenience, Richard Hawley, Beirut, Death Cab For Cutie and Rufus Wainwright.

They join previously-announced artists including Spiritualized, Franz Ferdinand, The xx, Bjork, The Drums, Wilco, Mazzy Star, Beach House and Death In Vegas.

Tickets for the festival are available now and cost €180 (£150) plus booking fee.

Marling last year released her third studio album A Creature I Don't Know.

Watch Laura Marling talking about A Creature I Don't Know below:

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