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 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 – Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie, born in 1959 in Oxford, is a british actor, comedian, writer, film director and singer. His almbum ‘Let them talk’ became a #2 in the UK album charts in 2011. Listen to its piece “St James Infirmary”:

Music from the UK – Fynnjan

Listen to the song “The Spirit of Christmas” by 11-year-old UK boy called Fynnjan with Aspergers Syndrome. It’s raising money to help special educational needs provision in mainstream schools for children with autism and Aspergers – primarily through the National Autistic Society and Nordoff Robbins music therapy. I’m very impressed of this!

Thanks for this suggestion Paul!

Music from the UK – Jon Gomm

on Gomm, a talented guitar player already starting playing the ukulele in the age of two, and playing the guitar with six years. He just uses a single acoustic guitar and creates great sounds with it. Have a listen to his nice piece “Passionflower”: