Marina and the Diamonds is the stage name of Marina Diamandis, a Welsh-born solo artist based in London. Her musical style ranges from keyboard-based ballads to more up-tempo new wave-style songs with full band backing. She played at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Swindon early in May 2009 and played the Glastonbury Festival in June 2009. Her debut single Obsessions/Mowgli’s Road was issued on Neon Gold records in the US, followed by the Crown Jewels EP in June 2009 featuring the songs I Am Not A Robot, Seventeen, Simplify and I Am Not A Robot (Remix).