Esmay and Max Luck are a brother-sister duo from London, known as The Luck. They both startet making music in their childhoods. In 2011 they wrote a first song together and discovered the powerful blend of their voices. “Bricks” was one of their first songs, released in 2011:
Music from the UK – Happy birthday Pete Townshend (70)
„I hope I die before I get old“ lyrics from his great song “My Generation” from 1965 , which reached place two in the UK charts this year in November 25th. 1965 , the year when the Beatles released “Help”, the Rolling Stones “Satisfaction” .
Pete Townshend was and is still the head of the Rock group “The Who ” born May 19th 1945.
Music from the UK – I Said Yes // Folk-Pop
I Said Yes is a british folk and pop music group consisting of Jim Barne, Rob Lane, Kit Buchan, Margot Gibbs and Hugh Barne. Listen to their nice and catchy song “Bad”:
Music from the UK – Hunter & The Bear // Folk Rock
This is one of the best songs I found in 2015 so far! Hunter & The Bear are a British folk rock group group lead by Jimmy Hunter and Will Irvine. Listen to their great catchy song “Forest On The Hill”:
Music from the UK – Will Varley // Folk
Will Varley is british folk singer from London. He is also the CO-founder of Smugglers Records. Listen to his great song “King For A King”:
Music from the UK – Joe Cocker R.I.P.
The British rock singer Joe Cocker has died at the age of 70 years.(* 20. May 1944 in Sheffield, Yorkshire; † 22. December 2014 in Crawford, Colorado, USA) His hits include songs like “Unchain My Heart” and “You Are so Beautiful” and this one he performed on the legendary Woodstock Festival
Music from the UK – Seb Taylor
Kaya Project is one of the electronical world music projects by Seb Taylor from London. Here’s his great song “Always Waiting”:
Music from the UK – Depeche Mode // Electronic
Depeche Mode, formed in 1980, are an english electronic music band. With over 100 million sold records worldwide, they are the most commercially successful electronic band. Have a listen to their song “Never let me down again“:
Music from Malawi/ UK – The Very Best // Fusion
DJ and producer Johan Hugo and Esau Mwamwaya, a singer from Malawi are the collaboration The Very Best. Their music is really an awesome fusion mix of traditional african music, jazz, dance, pop and hip-hop. Listen to their great song “Hear Me”:
Found this on jayjaymgee’s blog
Music of the UK – Kompendium
KOMPENDIUM is the title of a (probably) one-off project masterminded by Rob REED, the founder and keyboard player of Welsh Neo-Prog band MAGENTA.
The list of musicians contributing to the KOMPENDIUM project includes such Prog legends as Steve HACKETT (GENESIS), Francis DUNNERY (ex IT BITES), John MITCHELL (IT BITES, FROST*), Nick BARRETT (PENDRAGON), Nick BEGGS (STEVE HACKETT BAND, KAJAGOOGOO), Jakko JAKSZYK (20TH CENTURY SCHIZOID BAND), Gavin HARRISON (PORCUPINE TREE), Mel COLLINS (KING CRIMSON, CAMEL), Dave STEWART (HATFIELD AND THE NORTH, NATIONAL HEALTH, BRUFORD) and Troy DONOCKLEY (NIGHTWISH, BAD SHEPHERDS), with vocals provided by Welsh singer and songwriter Steve BALSAMO, famous for his lead role on the London version of Jesus Christ Superstar during the mid 1990s. There are also roles in the project for pedal steel guitarist B.J. COLE (ELTON JOHN, DAVID GILMOUR), opera singers Shan COTHI and Rhys MIERION, the ENGLISH CHAMBER CHOIR and choral group SYNERGY VOCALS.
Here is their song “Lily” featuring Steve Hackett , Robert reed and the voice of Angharad Brinn