Gabrielle Aplin is an English singer-songwriter. Aplin gained attention starting to post acoustic covers of songs on her YouTube channel. In February 2012, Aplin signed a recording deal with Parlophone and began working on her debut album. Her debut album, English Rain, was released in May 2013 and received positive critical acclaim. It debuted and peaked at number two on the UK album chart and led to several more singles: "Please Don't Say You Love Me," "Panic Cord," "Home" and "Salvation." English Rain has since been certified Gold in the UK, selling over 100,000 copies.