Folk rock singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne has released four studio albums since 2004. He received the Grammy award in 2010 for Best Contemporary Folk Album and his music is popularly used in moves and television shows. “You Are The Best Thing” is a track off of his third album, Gossip in the Grain, which debuted [...]
Tennessee-bred Joy Williams and John Paul White of the Civil Wars, the popular alternative country band, sing with beautiful harmony and melodic guitar tunes on this track. Their songs have appeared on popular television shows such as “Grey’s Anatomy”, and their album, Barton Hollow, climbed to the 12th spot on Billboard’s top albums. The band [...]
Northern Ireland’s very own Hannah Peel mixes her fairy-like floating voice with a folk-pop edge. Skilled in the violin, piano, and trombone, Peel hits a high note on her recent song “Don’t Kiss the Broken One.” If you like this track, make sure to check out “Sugar Hiccup” as well. Enjoy!
Currently feeling the whirlwind craze that is their growing teen and tween mass following, British boy-band One Direction is the newest creation from music mogul Simon Cowell. The band had their debut Saturday Night Live performance on Saturday, April 7th, performing their breakout hit “What Makes You Beautiful” and our song of the day, “One [...]
Caroline Esmeralda van der Leeuw, or better known as Caro Emerald, released her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor in August 2010. In just a few months, Emerald sold the most number of albums on the Dutch music charts and is traveling the world on her highly popular music tour. The jazz [...]
Many readers may recognize Australian singer and songwriter, Sia, from her popular track “Wild Ones” in collaboration with rapper Flo Rida. However, the songstress has developed a truly unique sound over the years as a solo artist. In contrast to her breathier, slower, and more emotionally cutting single, “Breathe Me,” the catchy “Clap Your Hands” [...]
Kasabian, Leicestershire-based rock band formed in 1997, pumps out another awesome track from their 2011 album “Velociraptor!” With a music-accolade resumé of Brit Awards and NME Awards, Kasabian is nothing short of an exceptionally-skilled bunch of hard-core rockers. Enjoy!
As recommended by Maroon readers Steven Friedman and Rebecca Groner, “Little Talks” is one of the most popular songs by Of Monster and Men, an Icelandic indie rock band with a unique sound that Maroon loves. The song has beautiful instrumentals, complete with tuneful trumpets and exciting chants. The lead singer, Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir, provides soft, melodic, [...]
Covered by American Idol contestant, Phillip Phillips of Leesburg, Georgia, this Billy Joel classic is given an edgier rock makeover with harder, rougher vocals and a guitar-amped score. We happen to love it. Enjoy!
The track, featured on their recent album “From Here to Anywhere,” is one of Australian electronic & dance band, Sneaky Sound System’s many popular singles. It features heavy beats and a powerful vocal performance by band singer, Connie Mitchell. Enjoy, and comment below!