George Ezra is a 25 year old (!) English songwriter who had some fame a few years back with the song Budapest. This past spring he put out his second album, Staying at Tamara’s, which raised his craft to an entirely new level. So many great songs on this album, hard to choose one. But Paradise is definitely a pleaser!
First heard this song a couple years ago and it’s been on heavy rotation in my summer playlist ever since.
Lilly Hiatt is the Daughter of singer songwriter legend John Hiatt. Some how she manages to remind me of him without sounding like him with her ability to write interesting lyrics and make music that gets in my head and stays there. Along with this one ,check out “ The Night David Bowie Died”
One of the many things that I’ve always loved about Frank Turner are the covers that he does both on his albums and live in concert. What’s great about them is the wide variety of musical styles that he’ll cover, everything from ABBA’s Dancing Queen to the Motown classic Build me up Buttercup to Born to Run. One of my favorites though is this cover of the Queen classic Someone to Love which also happens to be one of my favorite Queen songs. This is the studio version off of his compilation The Third Three Years, although you should check out the many great live versions on YouTube. Frank definitely does Freddie Mercury proud.