Okay – if you read Tuesday’s post, then you know all about this new feature. If not, well go read Tuesday’s post and then come right back. 😉
The “Friday Fact Sheet” Fiver: Vol. 1
They may be new releases or older songs. I may have found them on my own, may have been sent tracks from labels, promoters or the artists themselves. But, neener – I’m not telling…you just get the facts – or more specifically, the links to find the facts if you’re so inclined.
Listen, then comment and let me know what you thought!
1. Matisyahu: One Day (A Cappella)
Release Date: August 25, 2009 on the CD “Light”
Random Factoids: “One Day” was the theme song for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Matisyahu is an Hasidic Jew.
2. The Do: On My Shoulders
Release Date: (US) April 6, 2010 on the CD “A Mouthful”
Random Factoids: The duo met while composing film music – they are based in Paris, and “Franco-Finnish”.
3. Andy Kim: 3 Days in Heaven
Release Date: March 30, 2010 on the CD “Happen Again”
Random Factoids: Yep, this is the same Andy Kim who wrote “Rock Me Gently” & “Sugar, Sugar” in the ’70’s. Still going, he’s recently worked with Broken Social Scene, Metric, Ron Sexsmith, Finger Eleven and many others.
4. Parallels: Dry Blood
Release Date: February 2010 on the CD “Visionaries”
Random Factoids: The band’s first single was written via email. They are Canadian.
5. Scott Miller: Appalachian Refugee
Release Date: 2008 on the CD “For Crying Out Loud”
Random Factoids: A native of Virginia, Scott graduated from The College of William and Mary with degrees in American History and Russian Studies.