Feisty pop tunes from a charming newcomer.
The singer was just 18 when her demo reached the hands of former Blind Melon members who helped create her debut. She had no formal training, but a rare pedigree. Her grandparents were in show business in the '30s; they toured with the Marx Brothers and Fred Astaire. She grew up listening to classic standards by Gershwin and Irving Berlin; their genius taught her the craft of storytelling. She calls WRECK OF THE DAY "dangerously honest, but I love metaphor so people don't have to know what's literal."
Soulful crooner with rich vocals and sincere, entrancing lyrics.
This Denver-hailing trio tap into rustic Americana folk that will leave your heart singing and feet stomping.
A remarkably charismatic and charming R&B triple-threat.
Homegrown band turned national act that does not mess around.
Mixing colors from music's historical spectrum, Gotye creates emotional precision-pop.
South London's enchanting songstress has proven to the world that she's a force to be reckoned with.
This triple-threat Texas virtuoso is on a genre-bending journey you won't want to miss!
A soulful, jazz-style singer on anything but a quest for fame.
English folk rockers make music that matters.
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