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Imagining My Man – Aldous Harding

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A blend of Joanna Newsom’s folk style and Kate Bush’s theatrical tone makes New Zealand’s Aldous Harding.

I had never heard of her before, but apparently one of her songs is on an advert back home at the moment. 

The melody of Imagining My Man makes you melt; the soft keyboard and guitar relaxes you completely… Continue reading

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Cherry Blossom Trees – Leafy Satori Risk

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Cherry Blossom Trees is a lullaby love song to Japan by Leafy Satori Risk. It’s a cool blues/soft jazz song with an echo of folk that blends into a song that evokes a passionate and beautiful Spring romance.

Cherry Blossom Trees is a slow-tempo song about, perhaps, being shrouded in desire and aspiration. Just like the floating petals, the writer’s dreams are beautiful and bold, yet barely tangible. The showers of pink petals summons a scene of a soft, pink-hued world. Maybe we’re looking through rose-tinted glasses… Continue reading

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Windows – Greye

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Windows by Greye is a country-pop song, which echoes early Taylor Swift and Ashley Simpson.

With squeaky-clean, youthful and energetic female vocals – not dissimilar to the likes of Paramore’s lead vocalist -Greye certainly has a distinctive, almost acoustic folk, sound at times… Continue reading

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Indecision – The Beekeepers

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The Beekeepers are an all-woman band, with all the characteristics of folk music, with a classical twist.

A rather self-sufficient band; each band members writes, arranges and performs their own material. They even claim to incorporate 13 instruments to create their unique sound. Continue reading

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Lakehouse – Of Monsters and Men

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Have you heard of this Icelandic band before? Of Monsters and Men are an AMAZING indie/folk band… picked out this song, Lakehouse, because it is my favourite. But you may have heard of their hit single “Little Talks” before or my second favourite song “Mountain Sound”. They are the kind of band who would be incredible live!… Continue reading

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