Soundsofspotify http://soundsofspotify.com Find your favorite music Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:52:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Mahala Ra Banda – Colindat http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/mahala-ra-banda-colindat/ http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/mahala-ra-banda-colindat/#comments Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:12:00 +0000 http://soundsofspotify.com/?guid=49f5fd2d93e83f453de07ef10e28a3cf
Mahala Raï Banda -         Mahala Raï Banda is a Romanian band with members originating from the Romanian villages of Zece Prajini (Ten Fields) and Clejani, and retired ...

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Mahala Raï Banda -         Mahala Raï Banda is a Romanian band with members originating from the Romanian villages of Zece Prajini (Ten Fields) and Clejani, and retired ...

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Groupa – Silent Folk http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/groupa-silent-folk/ http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/groupa-silent-folk/#comments Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:52:00 +0000 http://soundsofspotify.com/?guid=8edfb6bca4c7c9032231629a8ab71321
Groupa -         Incorporating modern instrumentation and imaginative improvisation, Groupa has taken a contemporary-minded approach to the folk music of Swede...

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Silent Folk can be found on the album Silent Folk which were released 2014, track nr: 2

About Groupa

Incorporating modern instrumentation and imaginative improvisation, Groupa has taken a contemporary-minded approach to the folk music of Sweden. Led by drone fiddle, viola and accordion player Mats Eden, the group has been at the forefront of the Swedish folk revival for more than two decades. While Rock'N'Reel magazine claims that Groupa "will challenge people's preconceptions of Swedish music", Roots World suggest that the band "achieves near perfection as they go further afield without leaving the ancient muse behind". In an early 1990s interview, Eden explained Groupa's objective when he said, "each of us has in his own way been searching for new means of expression within the range of traditional music." Having deep knowledge of these old methods has given us a secure base from which to explore new artistic possibilities". last.fm

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Groupa -         Incorporating modern instrumentation and imaginative improvisation, Groupa has taken a contemporary-minded approach to the folk music of Swede...

Listen to Groupa – Silent Folk (9,59 min) on spotify.

Silent Folk can be found on the album Silent Folk which were released 2014, track nr: 2

About Groupa

Incorporating modern instrumentation and imaginative improvisation, Groupa has taken a contemporary-minded approach to the folk music of Sweden. Led by drone fiddle, viola and accordion player Mats Eden, the group has been at the forefront of the Swedish folk revival for more than two decades. While Rock’N’Reel magazine claims that Groupa “will challenge people’s preconceptions of Swedish music”, Roots World suggest that the band “achieves near perfection as they go further afield without leaving the ancient muse behind”. In an early 1990s interview, Eden explained Groupa’s objective when he said, “each of us has in his own way been searching for new means of expression within the range of traditional music.” Having deep knowledge of these old methods has given us a secure base from which to explore new artistic possibilities”. last.fm

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Bebe Rexha – Im Gonna Show You Crazy http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/bebe-rexha-im-gonna-show-you-crazy/ http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/bebe-rexha-im-gonna-show-you-crazy/#comments Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:12:00 +0000 http://soundsofspotify.com/?guid=b705dd0b2a453a84143fd1cbe95617f1
Bebe Rexha -         Bleta "Bebe" Rexha (born August 30, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter, known for her single "I Can't Stop Drinking About Y...

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I'm Gonna Show You Crazy can be found on the album I'm Gonna Show You Crazy which were released 2014, track nr: 1

About Bebe Rexha

Bleta "Bebe" Rexha (born August 30, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter, known for her single "I Can't Stop Drinking About You", being the lead vocalist of the American band Black Cards created by Pete Wentz and for co-writing the number-one Billboard Hot 100 hit "The Monster" by Eminem featuring Rihanna last.fm

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I’m Gonna Show You Crazy can be found on the album I’m Gonna Show You Crazy which were released 2014, track nr: 1

About Bebe Rexha

Bleta “Bebe” Rexha (born August 30, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter, known for her single “I Can’t Stop Drinking About You”, being the lead vocalist of the American band Black Cards created by Pete Wentz and for co-writing the number-one Billboard Hot 100 hit “The Monster” by Eminem featuring Rihanna last.fm

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Steve Tibbetts – Walking http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/steve-tibbetts-walking/ http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/steve-tibbetts-walking/#comments Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:51:00 +0000 http://soundsofspotify.com/?guid=94949b9c79e9f5a6382fe7773b4e6734 Listen to Steve Tibbetts - Walking (6,47 min) on spotify. Walking can be found on the album Northern Song which were released 1982, track nr: 3About Steve TibbettsSteve Tibbetts is a Minneapolis-based American guitarist known for an original approa...

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Steve Tibbetts -         Steve Tibbetts is a Minneapolis-based American guitarist known for an original approach to both composing and sound-forming. He was born in Ma...

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Walking can be found on the album Northern Song which were released 1982, track nr: 3

About Steve Tibbetts

Steve Tibbetts is a Minneapolis-based American guitarist known for an original approach to both composing and sound-forming. He was born in Madison, Wisconsin in 1954. His first two records were created when he was in college. The second, Yr, although self-published, gained a degree of notice, especially from fans of the electric guitar. That record featured many overdubs, on one track as many as 50 overdubs creating a unique soundscape. Like some other artists, such as Brian Eno, Steve Tibbetts views the recording studio as a tool for creating sounds and often works and reworks his sounds, incorporating found-sound into finished musical tracks (such as the footsteps in the track “Running” found on Safe Journey, or the chanting of Nepalese villagers found on the last tracks of Big Map Idea). The first record Tibbetts created for a major label was Northern Song, for ECM Records in 1982. This was an attempt to fit Tibbetts music into Manfred Eicher’s style of very rapid recording. Usually ECM albums are recorded in just two days. However, Northern Song received scathing reviews. Perhaps as a result, Tibbetts went back to his previous method of recording very slowly over a period of months (or longer). His subsequent records gained better reviews and, somewhat unusually for ECM records, were not produced by Manfred Eicher. Steve Tibbetts plays acoustic and electric guitar as well as the kalimba. His musical compositions span several genres and styles, perhaps most notably jazz, rock, fusion, new age, and world music. Often more than one genre or style is found in a single composition. He released five albums in the 1980s, three in the 1990s, and, as of this writing, two in the 2000s. He has also collaborated with other artists including Norwegian hardingfele player Knut Hamre and Tibetan nun Choying Drolma. Steve’s longtime collaborator, percussionist Marc Anderson, has appeared on all the recordings in the discography except the inaugural “Steve Tibbetts” album. Steve Tibbetts makes liberal use of loops in his work, and a collection of those loops and sound textures can be purchased on a CD-Rom. Steve Tibbetts essentially stopped doing live performances in the mid-1980s. Starting in the late 1980s he travelled extensively in Nepal, which is where he met Choying Drolma, a Tibbetan Buddhist nun. Their first collaboration (Cho) was not intended as a commercial record but it was released and gained some positive notice. The second project (Selwa) was a far more carefully considered musical collaboration and it received some very positive reviews as an example of a successful meeting of two very different musical traditions. last.fm

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Boulpik – Boulpik Twoubadou http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/boulpik-boulpik-twoubadou/ http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/boulpik-boulpik-twoubadou/#comments Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:31:00 +0000 http://soundsofspotify.com/?guid=d99a4e60c838e6c2600402147c75b6fe
Boulpik -         BOULPIK (Haiti)<br />
 ‘Chèche lavi.’  Seek living. A two-word expression in Haitian Creole that sums up the phrase ‘Seeking ways of earning a livin...

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Boulpik Twoubadou can be found on the album Konpa Lakay which were released 2014, track nr: 2

About Boulpik

BOULPIK (Haiti) 'Chèche lavi.' Seek living. A two-word expression in Haitian Creole that sums up the phrase 'Seeking ways of earning a living' and suggests that a living is not something that comes easily, but a goal to be sought - as if you were on a quest for a lost prize or buried treasure. So Franckel Sifranc and his fellow musicians in Boulpik are seekers of life. Nothing particularly extraordinary has happened in their careers. In fact, their past is very like that of millions of other Haitians - except that they have a gift for music. Franckel's story began around fifty years ago in La Grand Anse, the Republic of Haiti's most remote region, far to the west. Thinking back to his childhood in the coastal village of Dame-Marie, he remembers the sounds of the 'ti djaz' (little jazz): acoustic bands of amateur musicians who were so called to distinguish them from the more prestigious 'gwo djaz' (big jazz) bands with their modern instruments and amplifiers. The ti djaz playing at provincial gatherings used rudimentary, often locally-made instruments: a six-string "Matamò" guitar (its name a reminder of the Trio Matamoros's strong influence on the genre), a trè (a guitar of Cuban origin with three strings, sometimes doubled) or even a banjo. The instrumental line-up was completed by a three-string double bass or a maniboula (a plucked idiophone based on the Cuban marímbula) and percussion: a drum, maracas and scraping board or kaskayèt (claves) to accompany the vocal chorus that responded to the main singer. As a child growing up in a family of farm workers, Franckel had no idea he would one day use those instruments to "seek living". Yet just a few years later, like thousands of other rural inhabitants, he was forced to leave the countryside for the capital, Port-au-Prince, whose population has risen from 500,000 to almost 3 million over the last 50 years. Aged 14, Franckel arrived in the city at the end of the 70s, invited by an elder brother who had gone into exile before him. Settling in the modest Delmas 4 neighborhood in the lower part of town, he found work as a handyman, earning 35 gourdes a month (about $7 US). He began to explore the capital and came across the many musicians who supplied the soundtrack for the city at night and entertained tourists (there were still many foreign visitors at the time). Finally, Franckel became a member of the "Ti Okap" band. Today, all that remains of the group's career are the name of its leader and memories of its popular performances in different hotels. It was with the band that Franckel learned how to sing and play maracas and kaskayèt. Then in 1980, he decided to form his own group: "Frère Desjeunes". He continued to play with them for more than twenty-four years, despite frequent interruptions caused by the endless sociopolitical upheavals that rocked the country. Then in 2004, Franckel tried a new approach, reforming the band as "Boulpik" with five younger musicians that he considered more talented and committed than their predecessors. His thirty-four year career means that Franckel Sifranc is one of Port-au-Prince's most senior troubadours. He has no doubts about his status: "I'm the father - or rather the grandfather - of all the troubadour groups in the capital. Anyone who says they don't know me can only be lying. So many musicians have been through the ranks of Frère Desjeunes and Boulpik, and I've worked with so many others." Since Franckel started out, the situation in Haiti has changed radically. Musicians used to play to earn a little extra cash, but now they are completely reliant on their music as the only source of income for themselves and their families. Unlike many others, Boulpik's musicians have refused to emigrate (always a temptation for 'living seekers'). They still believe in their lucky star and display no signs of defeatism or self-pity, but rather a moving simplicity and an unshakable determination to trust in happiness and good cheer. As the song 'Rele' shows: "Nou gen yon talan / Pou nou devlope / Se twoubadou Bondye ba nou (...) / Annou chante lanmou / Annou chante lajwa / Annou chante lavi" (We have a gift to cultivate. It is the Good Lord who made us troubadours. We'll sing of love, we'll sing of joy, we'll sing of life). last.fm

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    Boulpik -         BOULPIK (Haiti)<br />
 ‘Chèche lavi.’  Seek living. A two-word expression in Haitian Creole that sums up the phrase ‘Seeking ways of earning a livin...

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    Boulpik Twoubadou can be found on the album Konpa Lakay which were released 2014, track nr: 2

    About Boulpik

    BOULPIK (Haiti) ‘Chèche lavi.’ Seek living. A two-word expression in Haitian Creole that sums up the phrase ‘Seeking ways of earning a living’ and suggests that a living is not something that comes easily, but a goal to be sought – as if you were on a quest for a lost prize or buried treasure. So Franckel Sifranc and his fellow musicians in Boulpik are seekers of life. Nothing particularly extraordinary has happened in their careers. In fact, their past is very like that of millions of other Haitians – except that they have a gift for music. Franckel’s story began around fifty years ago in La Grand Anse, the Republic of Haiti’s most remote region, far to the west. Thinking back to his childhood in the coastal village of Dame-Marie, he remembers the sounds of the ‘ti djaz’ (little jazz): acoustic bands of amateur musicians who were so called to distinguish them from the more prestigious ‘gwo djaz’ (big jazz) bands with their modern instruments and amplifiers. The ti djaz playing at provincial gatherings used rudimentary, often locally-made instruments: a six-string “Matamò” guitar (its name a reminder of the Trio Matamoros’s strong influence on the genre), a trè (a guitar of Cuban origin with three strings, sometimes doubled) or even a banjo. The instrumental line-up was completed by a three-string double bass or a maniboula (a plucked idiophone based on the Cuban marímbula) and percussion: a drum, maracas and scraping board or kaskayèt (claves) to accompany the vocal chorus that responded to the main singer. As a child growing up in a family of farm workers, Franckel had no idea he would one day use those instruments to “seek living”. Yet just a few years later, like thousands of other rural inhabitants, he was forced to leave the countryside for the capital, Port-au-Prince, whose population has risen from 500,000 to almost 3 million over the last 50 years. Aged 14, Franckel arrived in the city at the end of the 70s, invited by an elder brother who had gone into exile before him. Settling in the modest Delmas 4 neighborhood in the lower part of town, he found work as a handyman, earning 35 gourdes a month (about $7 US). He began to explore the capital and came across the many musicians who supplied the soundtrack for the city at night and entertained tourists (there were still many foreign visitors at the time). Finally, Franckel became a member of the “Ti Okap” band. Today, all that remains of the group’s career are the name of its leader and memories of its popular performances in different hotels. It was with the band that Franckel learned how to sing and play maracas and kaskayèt. Then in 1980, he decided to form his own group: “Frère Desjeunes”. He continued to play with them for more than twenty-four years, despite frequent interruptions caused by the endless sociopolitical upheavals that rocked the country. Then in 2004, Franckel tried a new approach, reforming the band as “Boulpik” with five younger musicians that he considered more talented and committed than their predecessors. His thirty-four year career means that Franckel Sifranc is one of Port-au-Prince’s most senior troubadours. He has no doubts about his status: “I’m the father – or rather the grandfather – of all the troubadour groups in the capital. Anyone who says they don’t know me can only be lying. So many musicians have been through the ranks of Frère Desjeunes and Boulpik, and I’ve worked with so many others.” Since Franckel started out, the situation in Haiti has changed radically. Musicians used to play to earn a little extra cash, but now they are completely reliant on their music as the only source of income for themselves and their families. Unlike many others, Boulpik’s musicians have refused to emigrate (always a temptation for ‘living seekers’). They still believe in their lucky star and display no signs of defeatism or self-pity, but rather a moving simplicity and an unshakable determination to trust in happiness and good cheer. As the song ‘Rele’ shows: “Nou gen yon talan / Pou nou devlope / Se twoubadou Bondye ba nou (…) / Annou chante lanmou / Annou chante lajwa / Annou chante lavi” (We have a gift to cultivate. It is the Good Lord who made us troubadours. We’ll sing of love, we’ll sing of joy, we’ll sing of life). last.fm

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    Sirocco – Morenica http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/sirocco-morenica/ http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/sirocco-morenica/#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:12:00 +0000 http://soundsofspotify.com/?guid=2a92050ba714ebb3e8fe1af22aa8608a Listen to Sirocco - Morenica (4,96 min) on spotify. Morenica can be found on the album Amirim which were released 2015, track nr: 3About SiroccoThere are at least four Siroccos that are represented on this page: 1) (1980 - ) An Australian band tha...

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    Sirocco -         There are at least four Siroccos that are represented on this page:  1) (1980 - ) An Australian band that blends and fuses music from those va...

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    Morenica can be found on the album Amirim which were released 2015, track nr: 3

    About Sirocco

    There are at least four Siroccos that are represented on this page: 1) (1980 – ) An Australian band that blends and fuses music from those various cultures that now make Australia their home (http://www.siroccoz.com/s_facts.htm, http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms9364) 2) (1995 – ) Trance act “Solarstone” released an EP named “Solarstone Vs. Sirocco” in July 2003 with tracks “Release” and “Destination” (http://www.deepbluerecords.co.uk/) 3) (Feb 2003 – ) An Irish metal/thrash band (http://www.siroccoband.com/) 4) (May 2001 -) Sirocco are a versatile three part harmony sister group from the beautiful rolling hills of Co. Kerry Ireland. Having performed for many summers in the National Folk Theatre of Ireland, the girls gained a love of Irish music and folklore. Their 2005 release “Black Is The Color” was inspired by the love the girls have for their native land and traditions. (www.myspace.com/celticsirocco) The sisters Fiona (22), Naomi (20) and Evangeline (18), as well as being singers and performers, are songwriters at heart. They are currently working on an original album in the U.S. which will take Sirocco in a new and exciting direction. You can catch a glimpse of things to come at: (www.myspace.com/siroccoworld) last.fm

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    Neneh Cherry – 422 http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/neneh-cherry-422/ http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/neneh-cherry-422/#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:51:00 +0000 http://soundsofspotify.com/?guid=d4e19d7e31fc174c9bd427bb67fc17f9
    Neneh Cherry -         Neneh Cherry (born Neneh Marianne Karlsson on 10 March 1964 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a two-time Grammy Award-nominated and MTV Europe Music Aw...

    Listen to Neneh Cherry - 422 (5,35 min) on spotify.

    422 can be found on the album Blank Project (Deluxe Edition) which were released 2014, track nr: 7

    About Neneh Cherry

    Neneh Cherry (born Neneh Marianne Karlsson on 10 March 1964 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a two-time Grammy Award-nominated and MTV Europe Music Award-winning Swedish singer-songwriter and rapper. Cherry is also an occasional DJ and broadcaster. Born of Swedish and Sierra Leonean parentage, Neneh Cherry spent most of her formative years in Europe and North America. Her stepfather is trumpeter Don Cherry. Early in her career she was a member of Rip Rig & Panic and New Age Steppers (1980). As a solo artist, she released a number of albums in the late 80's and early-to-mid 90's to critical and commercial acclaim (Raw Like Sushi, 1988; Homebrew, 1992; Man, 1996). Neneh is the half-sister of singer Eagle-Eye Cherry Although she has participated in the odd production here and there, she has remained relatively quiet since then, appearing as a guest vocalist on the Groove Armada album Lovebox in 2002 and the Gorillaz album Demon Days in 2005. Cherry announced the formation of her new band, Cirkus. in 2006. Her husband Burt Ford (aka boogabear, aka Cameron McVey), is also in the band. The band's first album, Laylow was released in France in 2006 which was followed by Medicine in 2009. During 2010-2011 she did a few "secret" live performance in a few European cities. Late in 2011 news came that she was working on a new project this is now known as Neneh Cherry & The Thing. They will release an album The Cherry Thing in June 2012. In April 2013, she announced the release of a new studio album with the track "Nina (ft. Afrika Baby Bam)". Produced by Kieran Hebden aka Four Tet, the album also features appearances by Robyn and RocketNumberNine, due for release on Smalltown Supersound in early 2014. Cherry was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1990 in the Best New Artist Category (due to success of "Buffalo Stance") but she lost out to Milli Vanilli, who later had their Grammy revoked when it was discovered that they had not performed on their recording. She received her second Grammy nomination in 1994 for the Youssou N'Dour duet "7 Seconds." The single received worldwide acclaim but did not win the Grammy Award. MTV Europe Music Awards 1995 "7 Seconds" Winner Best Song last.fm

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    • Ramsgate Music Hall in Ramsgate(2015-01-05)
    • Ramsgate Music Hall in Ramsgate(2015-01-06)
    • Highline Ballroom in New York(2015-01-09)
    • The Prince Albert in Brighton(2015-01-24)
    • The Prince Albert in Brighton(2015-01-25)
    • Electric Ballroom in London(2015-01-28)
    • Gorilla in Manchester(2015-01-29)
    • SWG3 in Glasgow(2015-01-30)
    • Perth Festival in Perth(2015-02-28)
    • James Cabaret in Wellington(2015-03-03)
    • Festival Club at Paradiso Spiegeltent in Auckland(2015-03-04)
    • Arts Centre Melbourne in Melbourne(2015-03-06)
    • Golden Plains in Meredith(2015-03-07)
    • WOMADelaide in Adelaide(2015-03-08)
    • Sydney Opera House in Sydney(2015-03-11)

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    Neneh Cherry -         Neneh Cherry (born Neneh Marianne Karlsson on 10 March 1964 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a two-time Grammy Award-nominated and MTV Europe Music Aw...

    Listen to Neneh Cherry – 422 (5,35 min) on spotify.

    422 can be found on the album Blank Project (Deluxe Edition) which were released 2014, track nr: 7

    About Neneh Cherry

    Neneh Cherry (born Neneh Marianne Karlsson on 10 March 1964 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a two-time Grammy Award-nominated and MTV Europe Music Award-winning Swedish singer-songwriter and rapper. Cherry is also an occasional DJ and broadcaster. Born of Swedish and Sierra Leonean parentage, Neneh Cherry spent most of her formative years in Europe and North America. Her stepfather is trumpeter Don Cherry. Early in her career she was a member of Rip Rig & Panic and New Age Steppers (1980). As a solo artist, she released a number of albums in the late 80’s and early-to-mid 90’s to critical and commercial acclaim (Raw Like Sushi, 1988; Homebrew, 1992; Man, 1996). Neneh is the half-sister of singer Eagle-Eye Cherry Although she has participated in the odd production here and there, she has remained relatively quiet since then, appearing as a guest vocalist on the Groove Armada album Lovebox in 2002 and the Gorillaz album Demon Days in 2005. Cherry announced the formation of her new band, Cirkus. in 2006. Her husband Burt Ford (aka boogabear, aka Cameron McVey), is also in the band. The band’s first album, Laylow was released in France in 2006 which was followed by Medicine in 2009. During 2010-2011 she did a few “secret” live performance in a few European cities. Late in 2011 news came that she was working on a new project this is now known as Neneh Cherry & The Thing. They will release an album The Cherry Thing in June 2012. In April 2013, she announced the release of a new studio album with the track “Nina (ft. Afrika Baby Bam)”. Produced by Kieran Hebden aka Four Tet, the album also features appearances by Robyn and RocketNumberNine, due for release on Smalltown Supersound in early 2014. Cherry was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1990 in the Best New Artist Category (due to success of “Buffalo Stance”) but she lost out to Milli Vanilli, who later had their Grammy revoked when it was discovered that they had not performed on their recording. She received her second Grammy nomination in 1994 for the Youssou N’Dour duet “7 Seconds.” The single received worldwide acclaim but did not win the Grammy Award. MTV Europe Music Awards 1995 “7 Seconds” Winner Best Song last.fm

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    • Ramsgate Music Hall in Ramsgate(2015-01-05)
    • Ramsgate Music Hall in Ramsgate(2015-01-06)
    • Highline Ballroom in New York(2015-01-09)
    • The Prince Albert in Brighton(2015-01-24)
    • The Prince Albert in Brighton(2015-01-25)
    • Electric Ballroom in London(2015-01-28)
    • Gorilla in Manchester(2015-01-29)
    • SWG3 in Glasgow(2015-01-30)
    • Perth Festival in Perth(2015-02-28)
    • James Cabaret in Wellington(2015-03-03)
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    George Ezra – Budapest http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/george-ezra-budapest/ http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/george-ezra-budapest/#comments Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:51:00 +0000 http://soundsofspotify.com/?guid=c78c730fd96da23c10b0cc0e4ea69491
    George Ezra -         George Ezra (full name George Ezra Barnett) is a British singer-songwriter from Hertford, England. Born on June 7, 1993, and the son of an art...

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    Budapest can be found on the album Wanted On Voyage which were released 2014, track nr: 2

    About George Ezra

    George Ezra (full name George Ezra Barnett) is a British singer-songwriter from Hertford, England. Born on June 7, 1993, and the son of an art teacher, Ezra grew up in Hertford attending Bengeo primary school and then Simon Balle Secondary School, before moving to Bristol, England in 2011 to pursue a music degree at the influential music school "BIMM". Ezra's music is described as deep, bluesy and mournful - particularly in tracks such as "Budapest" - and is peppered with influences from the likes of Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie. Richard Pitt from BBC Bristol aptly described Ezra as "a young man with the voice of a 50 year old". Ezra appeared on the "Introducing..." stage at Glastonbury in 2013, and came fifth in the BBC's Sound of 2014 poll. EP releases - 2013 & 2014 Ezra released his debut EP "Did You Hear the Rain?" in October 2013, with his second EP "Cassy O'" being released in March 2014. First Studio Album - "Wanted on Voyage" (2014) Ezra's first studio album "Wanted on Voyage" was released on June 30, 2014. Other Ezra has a 1-inch scar on his forehead after running into a wall while he was a student at BIMM music college in Bristol. www.georgeezra.com last.fm

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    George Ezra -         George Ezra (full name George Ezra Barnett) is a British singer-songwriter from Hertford, England. Born on June 7, 1993, and the son of an art...

    Listen to George Ezra – Budapest (3,35 min) on spotify.

    Budapest can be found on the album Wanted On Voyage which were released 2014, track nr: 2

    About George Ezra

    George Ezra (full name George Ezra Barnett) is a British singer-songwriter from Hertford, England. Born on June 7, 1993, and the son of an art teacher, Ezra grew up in Hertford attending Bengeo primary school and then Simon Balle Secondary School, before moving to Bristol, England in 2011 to pursue a music degree at the influential music school “BIMM”. Ezra’s music is described as deep, bluesy and mournful – particularly in tracks such as “Budapest” – and is peppered with influences from the likes of Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie. Richard Pitt from BBC Bristol aptly described Ezra as “a young man with the voice of a 50 year old”. Ezra appeared on the “Introducing…” stage at Glastonbury in 2013, and came fifth in the BBC’s Sound of 2014 poll. EP releases – 2013 & 2014 Ezra released his debut EP “Did You Hear the Rain?” in October 2013, with his second EP “Cassy O'” being released in March 2014. First Studio Album – “Wanted on Voyage” (2014) Ezra’s first studio album “Wanted on Voyage” was released on June 30, 2014. Other Ezra has a 1-inch scar on his forehead after running into a wall while he was a student at BIMM music college in Bristol. www.georgeezra.com last.fm

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    Sia – Elastic Heart http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/sia-elastic-heart/ http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/sia-elastic-heart/#comments Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:12:00 +0000 http://soundsofspotify.com/?guid=32b738bb0de247dd34113c7248adef04
    Sia -         Sia Kate Isobelle Furler (born 18 December 1975) or simply Sia, is an Australian pop, downtempo, and jazz singer and songwriter. In 2000, her ...

    Listen to Sia - Elastic Heart (4,29 min) on spotify.

    Elastic Heart can be found on the album 1000 Forms Of Fear which were released 2014, track nr: 8

    About Sia

    Sia Kate Isobelle Furler (born 18 December 1975) or simply Sia, is an Australian pop, downtempo, and jazz singer and songwriter. In 2000, her single, "Taken for Granted" was a top 10 hit in the United Kingdom. Her 2008 album, Some People Have Real Problems peaked in the top 30 on the Billboard 200. At the ARIA Music Awards of 2009, she won the award for 'Best Music DVD' and received six nominations at the ARIA Music Awards of 2010 and won 'Best Independent Release' and 'Best Pop Release' for We Are Born and 'Best Video' for the song "Clap Your Hands". In 2000, the Adelaide born singer scored a bolt from the blue Top 10 hit with her debut single, Taken for Granted. Pairing her unique Australian drawl with the strident strings from Sergei Prokofiev's 'Romeo & Juliet', the track was championed by Trevor Nelson and had Sia performing live on Jo Whiley's Radio 1 show. Her debut album, Healing Is Difficult, arrived to similar cries of ´the next big R&B thing'. Then, to cap it all, she added her jazzy slurs to two tracks on Zero 7's Simple Things album and became the unmistakable voice of the year's coolest down-tempo soundtrack. All the pieces for a phenomenal career seemed to be in place. And then nothing. "I went a bit mental after that," she explains, before letting out a laugh that would stop traffic. "No seriously, I needed therapy and everything." She recovers her composure only long enough to explain that going from hero to zero left her confused and frustrated and that it was a really enjoyable time, those moments of feeling like a 'Coolio'! But sadly they've passed now. Brandishing both wicked humour and brutal honesty, it's sometimes hard to know exactly when Sia's joking. What is certain is that, with fragile beauty, a collaboration with Beck, and swathes of sensual soul-searching, 'Healing Is Difficult's long overdue follow-up, 'Colour the Small One, rekindles thoughts of an all conquering phenomenon and will surely make her a 'coolio' once again. From the lilting pianos and claustrophobic beats of Breathe Me, to Sunday's enchanting harmonium and breathless chant, it's a mesmerising album, undercut by the hope and despair of a little girl lost. Guilt, and how to deal with it, is the recurring theme with Sia's vulnerable voice as a beacon guiding through the pain and fear. "I call it easy Listening," snorts Sia trying to keep a straight face. "That's what I've been telling everyone." A mix of horror and hilarity dawns on her face. "Do you think it's depressing? It's not too depressing is it? It's meant to be nice, easy, music. Songy and lush." Whatever it is, it certainly isn't the album anyone was expecting. The muffled rhythm track and sensual cinematic strings of Don't Bring Me Down are a stratosphere away from Taken for Granted's dogmatic march. Colour the Small One would never be mistaken for R&B. "I hated that," she cringes at the thought of the jazzy beats and soulful grooves of her first album being tagged 'urban'. But that's not why this album's different. "I just wanted to make an album that was more song driven, and I've changed as a person. After the first album I lost it, and this album reflects how I was feeling. The vocals are small and needy, because that's how I felt." She looks momentarily troubled before adding, "Plus, I'd tried to have a pop career and it didn't work, so I thought I'd try something else." More strangulated giggling. "If this doesn't work I'll fuck off back to Australia." Sia's vocal talents extend all the way back to her earliest memory. But unlike most singers, she isn't exactly the product of her childhood influences. Born in Adelaide, she was raised on the hippiest street in Australia. "Everyone was a musician or worked for Circus Oz." Her parents played in a rockabilly band called The Soda Jerks, and her dad, "a real nut nut", briefly played guitar in uncle Colin's band Men at Work- yes, they of 'I Come From A Land Down Under' fame- but "they kicked him out for being too in yer face." Early appearances singing Shangri-Las songs aside, Sia's musical leanings didn't get serious until she joined jazz-funk bar band Crisp at 17. "We thought we were really cutting edge," she sniggers with a roll of her eyes, "but we were trying way too hard." In fact, Sia credits the biggest influence on both her and Colour the Small One as touring with Zero 7. "That's when I actually started listening to music," she says with a grimace of embarrassment. "All the other music I'd listened to in my life had been incidental; in clubs, cars, lifts. I only owned 2 CDs: The Jackson 5 anthology and Jeff Buckley's Grace. While we were on tour, the Zero 7 guys were always talking about artists I'd never heard of, so I bought a Discman and started listening to their James Taylor, Nick Drake, Harry Neilson, Randy Newman and Django Bates CDs. And it all just really blew me away." Colour the Small One's lyrical roots, however, run much deeper. After three years fronting Crisp, Sia packed her bags and headed off with an open ended ticket on a round the World trip. After enjoying colourful times in some unusual places, she agreed to meet up in London with the man she describes as her 'first true love'. A week before she arrived, he was run down and killed by a black cab on Kensington High Street. "Nearly everything on the first album was about that," she says, her chirpy facade slipping. "I was pretty fucked up after Dan died. I couldn't really feel anything. I could intellectualise a lot of stuff; that I had a purpose, that I was loved, but I couldn't actually feel anything. The last album was very deflective. This one's very exposing. I think that's the difference between the two albums, the first was intellectualising, this one is feeling." Catching herself being uncharacteristically serious, she quickly deflects with a half chuckle of, "and I'd quit drinking. That was probably what it was." Bully, the track she wrote with Beck has similarly serious roots. "There was this kid at school who I used to be really cruel to, and I've felt bad about it ever since. It got to the point where I was having nightmares about it. So I wanted to write a sorry song." Thankfully, the collaboration itself had happier origins. "The last date of the Zero 7 tour was a festival at the Universal Amphitheatre in LA and Beck was on the same bill. Next thing he's ringing Zero 7's management asking if I'd like to duet with him." Understandably she said yes, and found herself on stage singing 'You're The One That I Want' from Grease. "I suggested it as a joke; but we changed the major to a minor, made it really slow and turned it into a bit of a country stalker anthem." The Beck and Zero 7 connections- Sia's already recorded two more tracks to their next album - give the biggest clues to 'Untitled' and the giggling Australian's current intentions. "I don't want to be a superstar, doing all that wibbly-wobbly stuff. It's too emotionally stressful; photo shoots always make me want to have plastic surgery. I just wanted to write an album that was me: a small, weird, needy freak. It's a slow burner, but it's honest." Colour the Small One was released in the UK on 12th January 2004. And then, she came back with her new album Some People Have Real Problems, released on 8 January 2008. A little bit different from her previous albums, the new album received good reviews, although some critics and fans didn't really like the new "a little bit more pop" direction. The first single Day Too Soon was released on 12 November 2007 in the UK and was followed by The Girl You Lost to Cocaine on the 21st April 2008 and later followed by Soon We'll Be Found which was released on 13 October 2008. Soon We'll Be Found got the best reviews because of its music video. In the music video, Sia sings while signing the lyrics in American Sign Language. Sia worked with Christina Aguilera on her new album Bionic and the new collaboration has produced four tracks including the soulful ballad "You Lost Me". The album was released June 8, 2010. last.fm

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    Sia -         Sia Kate Isobelle Furler (born 18 December 1975) or simply Sia, is an Australian pop, downtempo, and jazz singer and songwriter. In 2000, her ...

    Listen to Sia – Elastic Heart (4,29 min) on spotify.

    Elastic Heart can be found on the album 1000 Forms Of Fear which were released 2014, track nr: 8

    About Sia

    Sia Kate Isobelle Furler (born 18 December 1975) or simply Sia, is an Australian pop, downtempo, and jazz singer and songwriter. In 2000, her single, “Taken for Granted” was a top 10 hit in the United Kingdom. Her 2008 album, Some People Have Real Problems peaked in the top 30 on the Billboard 200. At the ARIA Music Awards of 2009, she won the award for ‘Best Music DVD’ and received six nominations at the ARIA Music Awards of 2010 and won ‘Best Independent Release’ and ‘Best Pop Release’ for We Are Born and ‘Best Video’ for the song “Clap Your Hands”. In 2000, the Adelaide born singer scored a bolt from the blue Top 10 hit with her debut single, Taken for Granted. Pairing her unique Australian drawl with the strident strings from Sergei Prokofiev’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’, the track was championed by Trevor Nelson and had Sia performing live on Jo Whiley’s Radio 1 show. Her debut album, Healing Is Difficult, arrived to similar cries of ´the next big R&B thing’. Then, to cap it all, she added her jazzy slurs to two tracks on Zero 7’s Simple Things album and became the unmistakable voice of the year’s coolest down-tempo soundtrack. All the pieces for a phenomenal career seemed to be in place. And then nothing. “I went a bit mental after that,” she explains, before letting out a laugh that would stop traffic. “No seriously, I needed therapy and everything.” She recovers her composure only long enough to explain that going from hero to zero left her confused and frustrated and that it was a really enjoyable time, those moments of feeling like a ‘Coolio’! But sadly they’ve passed now. Brandishing both wicked humour and brutal honesty, it’s sometimes hard to know exactly when Sia’s joking. What is certain is that, with fragile beauty, a collaboration with Beck, and swathes of sensual soul-searching, ‘Healing Is Difficult’s long overdue follow-up, ‘Colour the Small One, rekindles thoughts of an all conquering phenomenon and will surely make her a ‘coolio’ once again. From the lilting pianos and claustrophobic beats of Breathe Me, to Sunday’s enchanting harmonium and breathless chant, it’s a mesmerising album, undercut by the hope and despair of a little girl lost. Guilt, and how to deal with it, is the recurring theme with Sia’s vulnerable voice as a beacon guiding through the pain and fear. “I call it easy Listening,” snorts Sia trying to keep a straight face. “That’s what I’ve been telling everyone.” A mix of horror and hilarity dawns on her face. “Do you think it’s depressing? It’s not too depressing is it? It’s meant to be nice, easy, music. Songy and lush.” Whatever it is, it certainly isn’t the album anyone was expecting. The muffled rhythm track and sensual cinematic strings of Don’t Bring Me Down are a stratosphere away from Taken for Granted’s dogmatic march. Colour the Small One would never be mistaken for R&B. “I hated that,” she cringes at the thought of the jazzy beats and soulful grooves of her first album being tagged ‘urban’. But that’s not why this album’s different. “I just wanted to make an album that was more song driven, and I’ve changed as a person. After the first album I lost it, and this album reflects how I was feeling. The vocals are small and needy, because that’s how I felt.” She looks momentarily troubled before adding, “Plus, I’d tried to have a pop career and it didn’t work, so I thought I’d try something else.” More strangulated giggling. “If this doesn’t work I’ll fuck off back to Australia.” Sia’s vocal talents extend all the way back to her earliest memory. But unlike most singers, she isn’t exactly the product of her childhood influences. Born in Adelaide, she was raised on the hippiest street in Australia. “Everyone was a musician or worked for Circus Oz.” Her parents played in a rockabilly band called The Soda Jerks, and her dad, “a real nut nut”, briefly played guitar in uncle Colin’s band Men at Work- yes, they of ‘I Come From A Land Down Under’ fame- but “they kicked him out for being too in yer face.” Early appearances singing Shangri-Las songs aside, Sia’s musical leanings didn’t get serious until she joined jazz-funk bar band Crisp at 17. “We thought we were really cutting edge,” she sniggers with a roll of her eyes, “but we were trying way too hard.” In fact, Sia credits the biggest influence on both her and Colour the Small One as touring with Zero 7. “That’s when I actually started listening to music,” she says with a grimace of embarrassment. “All the other music I’d listened to in my life had been incidental; in clubs, cars, lifts. I only owned 2 CDs: The Jackson 5 anthology and Jeff Buckley’s Grace. While we were on tour, the Zero 7 guys were always talking about artists I’d never heard of, so I bought a Discman and started listening to their James Taylor, Nick Drake, Harry Neilson, Randy Newman and Django Bates CDs. And it all just really blew me away.” Colour the Small One’s lyrical roots, however, run much deeper. After three years fronting Crisp, Sia packed her bags and headed off with an open ended ticket on a round the World trip. After enjoying colourful times in some unusual places, she agreed to meet up in London with the man she describes as her ‘first true love’. A week before she arrived, he was run down and killed by a black cab on Kensington High Street. “Nearly everything on the first album was about that,” she says, her chirpy facade slipping. “I was pretty fucked up after Dan died. I couldn’t really feel anything. I could intellectualise a lot of stuff; that I had a purpose, that I was loved, but I couldn’t actually feel anything. The last album was very deflective. This one’s very exposing. I think that’s the difference between the two albums, the first was intellectualising, this one is feeling.” Catching herself being uncharacteristically serious, she quickly deflects with a half chuckle of, “and I’d quit drinking. That was probably what it was.” Bully, the track she wrote with Beck has similarly serious roots. “There was this kid at school who I used to be really cruel to, and I’ve felt bad about it ever since. It got to the point where I was having nightmares about it. So I wanted to write a sorry song.” Thankfully, the collaboration itself had happier origins. “The last date of the Zero 7 tour was a festival at the Universal Amphitheatre in LA and Beck was on the same bill. Next thing he’s ringing Zero 7’s management asking if I’d like to duet with him.” Understandably she said yes, and found herself on stage singing ‘You’re The One That I Want’ from Grease. “I suggested it as a joke; but we changed the major to a minor, made it really slow and turned it into a bit of a country stalker anthem.” The Beck and Zero 7 connections- Sia’s already recorded two more tracks to their next album – give the biggest clues to ‘Untitled’ and the giggling Australian’s current intentions. “I don’t want to be a superstar, doing all that wibbly-wobbly stuff. It’s too emotionally stressful; photo shoots always make me want to have plastic surgery. I just wanted to write an album that was me: a small, weird, needy freak. It’s a slow burner, but it’s honest.” Colour the Small One was released in the UK on 12th January 2004. And then, she came back with her new album Some People Have Real Problems, released on 8 January 2008. A little bit different from her previous albums, the new album received good reviews, although some critics and fans didn’t really like the new “a little bit more pop” direction. The first single Day Too Soon was released on 12 November 2007 in the UK and was followed by The Girl You Lost to Cocaine on the 21st April 2008 and later followed by Soon We’ll Be Found which was released on 13 October 2008. Soon We’ll Be Found got the best reviews because of its music video. In the music video, Sia sings while signing the lyrics in American Sign Language. Sia worked with Christina Aguilera on her new album Bionic and the new collaboration has produced four tracks including the soulful ballad “You Lost Me”. The album was released June 8, 2010. last.fm

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    Klakki – Tiny Woman http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/klakki-tiny-woman/ http://soundsofspotify.com/songs/klakki-tiny-woman/#comments Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:53:00 +0000 http://soundsofspotify.com/?guid=45a49a0f60b10f1987968c01fa242062
    Klakki -         "Unusual music from unexpected places. The Copenhagen-based Klakki have set the words of Icelandic poets to their unique orginal music, u...

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    Tiny Woman can be found on the album Lemon River which were released 2013, track nr: 13

    About Klakki

    "Unusual music from unexpected places. The Copenhagen-based Klakki have set the words of Icelandic poets to their unique orginal music, using traces of the Nordic musical traditions, but only as a medium used to create a unique popular, jazz-inflected art music. The obvious focus is the wonderful Icelandic vocalist Nina Björk Elíasson, who also wrote much of the music. Hasse Poulsen supplies supple acoustic guitar, Martin Bregnhøi the sometimes quirky percussion and Olafur Gudnason the dramatic bottom of acoustic bass. Guests Iver Kleive (pipe organ) and Thomas Sandberg (percussion and vibraphone) add diverstity and color to the sound." (CDROOTS.COM) last.fm

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      Klakki -         "Unusual music from unexpected places. The Copenhagen-based Klakki have set the words of Icelandic poets to their unique orginal music, u...

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      Tiny Woman can be found on the album Lemon River which were released 2013, track nr: 13

      About Klakki

      “Unusual music from unexpected places. The Copenhagen-based Klakki have set the words of Icelandic poets to their unique orginal music, using traces of the Nordic musical traditions, but only as a medium used to create a unique popular, jazz-inflected art music. The obvious focus is the wonderful Icelandic vocalist Nina Björk Elíasson, who also wrote much of the music. Hasse Poulsen supplies supple acoustic guitar, Martin Bregnhøi the sometimes quirky percussion and Olafur Gudnason the dramatic bottom of acoustic bass. Guests Iver Kleive (pipe organ) and Thomas Sandberg (percussion and vibraphone) add diverstity and color to the sound.” (CDROOTS.COM) last.fm

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