There are several artists with this name: 1) Marina Lambrini Diamandis, known mononymously as MARINA and previously by the stage name Marina and the Diamonds, is a Welsh singer-songwriter. Marina was born on the 10th October 1985 in Abergavenny, Wales. She began creating and producing her own music in 2005. In 2007, she released her debut EP, Mermaid vs. Sailor. She released her first single (a double A-side, Obsessions/Mowgli's Road) through Neon Gold Records on the 14th February 2009, closely followed by The Crown Jewels EP in June 2009.