Music from the US – The Head and the Heart

The Head and the Heart are an US-american indie folk band from Seattle, formed in 2009.  Really love their lovely melodies! Listen to their nice song “Another Story”:

Everybody wants to rule the world

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Music from New Zealand – Lorde

Originally posted on dinnerfornoone:

In October 2014 , the movie “Dracula Untold ” starts in Germany , i´ve watched the official trailer and i was really impressed , also by the Trailer theme , a song from Lorde with the title “Everybody wants to rule the world”. As i am a child of the eighties i immediately had a deja vue, i´ve heard this words already and after a short research i found the original song and the lyrics – they have been from a well-known band from the eighties – Tears for Fears released this song in 1985 . TFF singer about this song : “The song has a very serious meaning. It is about people who are hungry for power, and about war and the misery as a effect of it ”

The song has been elected in 1985 to the song of the year in The US .

TTF singer Roland Orazabal…

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Music from Iceland – Thorunn Antonia

Thorunn Antonia is an Icelandic singer and a songwriter.

She has worked as on various music projects all over the world. She started doing music at a very young with help from her father who is a known Icelandic musician, but her career started with a solo record in 2001 called Those little things. The same year she moved to London and signed a record deal with BMG. There she was a part of the indie pop duo The Honeymoon who released the record Dialogue but parted ways shortly after that.

She moved to Los Angeles and sang and traveled the world with the Danish band Junior Senior when they were at their most popular. In 2006 she joined the Band Fields as a singer and keyboard/synth player. They signed to Atlantic records worldwide and recorded 2 albums Hollow mountains and Everything last winter.

In 2009 she was based in Los Angeles working with Dhani Harrison´s band Thenewno2, a project she is still a part of and recorded a cover record of Velvet Underground and Nico with Beck for his record club.

(Source: Facebook)

Have a listen to her amazing song “Too Late”:

Music from the world – Children Beyond (with TINA TURNER, REGULA CURTI, DECHEN SHAK-DAGSAY)

Together with 30 children from different cultures and nations, the three singers have recorded sung versions of twelve prayers and mantras from the religions Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism, Islam and Sikhism
The three singers and the children interpret the affirming formulae of all world religions with the message «We are all one!»

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Here is one of the songs “Jai Da Da “