Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Do You Hear What I Hear? Part 2

A while back, I listed some songs that were currently on my MP3 player.  Here are some of the new tunes I've added recently.


Red Hands by Walk Off The Earth

This Canadian band formed in Ontario in 2006.  They've gained success by making low budget videos of covers and originals.  In 2012, the band signed a deal with Columbia Records.  Their first full length album R.E.V.O was released on March 19, 2013.

The Mystery of You by Spencer Day

This modern day jazz singer was born in a small town in Utah.  At just 34, he's already released four albums.  Mostly self-taught, Day sang and played piano at bars and retirement homes before releasing his first album in 2004.

No Freedom by Dido

Dido (otherwise known as Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong) is an English singer/songwriter who burst on the international UK music scene back in 1999.  Dido's first two albums are among the best selling albums ever in UK chart history.   She recently released Girl Who Got Away on March 4, 2013 after taking some time off to marry and have a baby.

Half Moon by Blind Pilot

This indie folk band hails from my city, Portland, OR and formed as a duo in 2005.  They completed a bicycle tour in 2008, biking from Bellingham, Washington to San Diego, California carrying their instruments on custom bicycles trailers.  They tour heavily and it's paid off with shows at Sasquatch, Lollapalooza and Outside Lands.  This clip is from their network television debut on Ellen!