It is my privilege to introduce you to Róisín O, an up and coming musician from Ireland. Having just returned from a 14 date US tour, she has signed a record deal with JSM in Germany for her debut album, The Secret Life of Blue, which will be released in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on October 4th. Róisín O has a haunting and beautiful voice that is definitely present in her new video, “Hold On.” Watch the video exclusively here. Her song “Hold On” is the Women in Rock song of the week. If you like Bat For Lashes, Kate Bush or Sharon Van Etten you should give Róisín O a listen!
10 Sad Girl Songs for a Rainy Day
Well it’s been a gross and rainy day here in Cincinnati. If you feel like listening to some songs to accompany the weather, the following are 10 sad girl songs. I’m not responsible for any tears you may shed as a result of this list… Or maybe I am. I’ll try to make up for it at the end. 10. “Lemonade” by CocoRosie- Let’s face it, these sisters are a little eerie. And well this video is a bit trippy. I’m easing you into the list. This song embodies a more dreamy feeling than anything. But if you’re in the right mood, I’m sure it would cause you to shed…
Sharon Van Etten is a woman of passion and this comes out in her new song “Serpents.” It appears on her third album, Tramp, that will be released February 7th. Van Etten is quite a rockstar among rockstars in the Indie world. Aaron Dessner of the National produced her album and plays on most tracks. Matt Barrick, drummer of the Walkmen builds the intensity on “Serpents” while Sharon sings of a lover that didn’t take her seriously. Van Etten has grown from a timid musician, singing her older songs at a quiet volume, to an expressive musician. The emotion captured in this song is amazing and fits perfectly into three…