Music from the UK – 10CC

Read the article of Musicians in New Zealand and discovered that 10CC , a famous band in my Youth comes from there . I loved this song “Dreadlock Holidays” really an evergreen .In fact they come from Manchester , don´t know why they transferred this band which has founded 1966 and consisted til 2003 has been trasnferred to another continent. Two members of this band had a very famous solo /duo project called Godley & Creme

 

Music from the UK – Alaskan Faction

Alaskan Faction is a 4 men indie, alternative group from the University of Nottingham. Really nice talented group to show the latest mix of indie and art rock. Maybe you’d call it art indie? Listen to their great song “Powerlines”, and watch the nice video!

Music from the UK – Cinematic Orchestra

The Cinematic Orchestra is a british jazz and electronic band formed in 1999. Refound them today and listened to many of their interesting pieces. Really like these downtempo and nu jazz songs! Have a listen to their great dreamy song “To Build A Home”:

Music from the UK – Plastic Mermaids

Plastic Mermaids is a band from the Isle of Wight (UK) The  video for Polaroids has been taken from their  EP debut EP Drømtorp that will be released on March 31st via Cross Keys Records.

Music from the US – Daniel Waples

Daniel Waples is a british street musician from London. He became famous while playing the hang as a street musician. Listen to him playing in a tunnel:

Music from the UK – Dan Croll

Dan Croll (born Daniel Francis Croll, 18 July 1990) is a British singer-songwriter born in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England. He moved to Liverpool when he was 18 to attend the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA). While at LIPA, he won the national Songwriter of the Year award from the Musicians Benevolent Fund and was one of eight students picked to have a one-to-one with LIPA founder Sir Paul McCartney.(wiki)

Here is his song “From Nowhere”

Music from the UK – Matthew and the Atlas

Matthew and the Atlas , a band from Guildford /England  has been the opening/supporter  act of Mumford and Sons at their tour .

Here is their song “I followed fires “

Christmas songs: Music from Wales/the UK – Shakin’ Stevens

Shakin’ Stevens is a Welsh rock and roll singer. Here’s one of my favourite christmas songs: “Merry Chrsitmas Everyone“:

Merry Christmas to you and thanks for your visits, comments and suggestions! ;-)

Music from the UK – Melanie C

Melanie Chisholm, better known as Melanie C, is a british singer-songwriter. She became famous as a part of the pop-girlgroup Space Girls. Listen to her song “Carolyna”: