Bubblegum pop at its finest from Norway's Annie. The highlight for me was the silly and fun "Chewing Gum" where she tells it like it is: "I don't want to settle down, I just wanna have fun. I don't want to settle down, I just wanna chew gum."
Music Genre: Pop
I'm not sure how to describe this. It's irritating and then you love it. If I lived in China I'd have some Chinese children...
McKeown's unique voice - lyrics and tunes - will leave you wanting more.
Alternately melancholic and humorous, these raw lyrics and melodies haunt me.
Tell me you don't like the dreamy song, The Killer.
Not sure how to describe this but jolting and lovely. Joanna sings and plays the harp. Peach, plum, pear.
Yorke's first solo album has a real album feel to it with nine melancholic tracks blending and blurring together into a whole. It's a good backdrop for a gloomy day.
It's about time. This four-disc compilation of remastered hits and previously unreleased tunes demonstrates the timelessness of this music, particularly Chrissie Hynde's punk swagger and vocals.
I still don't know how a song called Let's Impeach the President could be so damned catchy. Rock on, old man. Someone had to say it.
On many 2005 Top 10 lists including some here at the Library, this is a must hear, dramatic and lovely.
Mostly instrumental, mostly melancholic, somewhat mesmerizing, modern and classic.
Musical poetry that I can listen to again and again. If you don't like it the first time, give it another listen, this one will grow on you.
"Nouvelle Vague" means "New Wave" in French and "Bossa Nova" in Portuguese. The idea behind the album was to take post-punk era songs from bands like The Clash, Joy Division and The Dead Kennedys and remake them in a bossa nova style. But it gets better--the young European singers performing the...
Music from the HBO series, Six Feet Under - just a small sampling of the many excellent tunes on TV's best show.
Cat Power's plaintive musings resonate deeply, particularly if you are melancholy. She is one of a kind.
Consisting entirely of vocal tracks with no musical instruments, this unique recording is hypnotic, strange and hauntingly beautiful. While this may not be everyone's cup of tea, Medulla merits a listen.
Social commentary combined with inventive electronica evoking the style of 80s bands like The Cure make this album old and new at the same time. Upbeat, fiery and hypnotic.
Singer-songwriter Sam Beam has created a wondrous album with slide guitar, percussion, and backing vocals. A lush and personal work of quiet remorse.
This electro-pop album is filled with wistful, beautiful lyrics and catchy beats. A great mix of upbeat and mellow, this CD creates a world of sound that is great for chilling out.
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