Marina & the Diamonds

Marina & the Diamonds

Female performer with quaint Christian name and inanimate-object appendage alert! Marina and the Diamonds are the latest "and the" band, if indeed they are a band. Some of her/their songs are full-band performances even though on her MySpace, under "band members", it simply says "me". So we're not sure who or what Marina's Diamonds are, but then it took us quite a while to work out what Florence's Machine was, let alone Joe Lean's Jing Jang Jong.

The Welsh-born musician insists that her birthplace was "Ancient Greece" and that her heroes are... more