This month’s list is heavy with singles, but hopefully that means great full-length albums are to come.
As usual, the list is in alphabetical order. Click on each cover or title to sample or buy on iTunes, or look ‘em up on your favorite music service in your country.
Esperanza Spalding - Radio Music Society (LP)
First album since winning the GRAMMY for best new artist.
Sounds like she’ll have another.
Garbage - Blood For Poppies (Single)
Haley Reinhart - Free (Single)
It’s Haley’s turn to show that music from previous American Idol losers is often better than the winners’
As if new Glen Hansard and Pistol Annies wasn’t enough, the album is full of great artists and dramatic music inspired by the book. And thanks to Taylor Swift’s appearance, this album will get more attention.
Most of my friends over in Ireland and the UK don’t know what saltines are. Must be very confusing. ;-D
Laid back country-pop flavors with John on the lapsteel.
Tracked live in a converted church in Asheville, North Carolina.
Strings and horns this time around - it’s more than Americana, y’all.
Hauntingly dreamy soundscape out of Ireland.
Nobody does it like Marina! Love.
Ray Wylie’s music will kick your sorry ass.
While Axl gallivants around the world pretending that Guns N’ Roses still exist, Slash continues to look forward and will soon release his second album of original and killer guitar-based rock.
That signature Ting Ting sound of fun is alive and kickin’!