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My Top 10 for 2013 – 1 to 5


Tegan and Sara

As I sit here prepping this post, I noticed something odd, or not odd perhaps.  My top 5 consists of a Brit and 4 Canadians.  Not much bias on this blog.  My Top 5, in no particular order.

5 “Recovery” by Frank Turner

4 “So Blind” by David Myles

3 “I Was a Fool” by Tegan and Sara

2 “Red Hands” by Walk Off the Earth

1 “What I Wouldn’t Do” by Serena Ryder

 

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Frank Turner – New Music


Frank Turner at an XFM radio session in London.

Frank Turner

With the success of Mumford and Sons, and folk in general, when I run across an English folk musician, I give it a thorough listen.  Frank Turner is an English folk singer and songwriter, with some undertones of punk and alternative.  He was the singer in a hardcore punk band called “Million Dead”. He embarked on a solo career when the band split up in 2005.   Since the break up, he has recorded 4 EP’s and 4 albums.  His most recent album is called “England, Keep My Bones” which was released in June of 2011.  The cut I have added here is “If I Ever Stray”, his most recent single release off the album (August 29, 2011).   A very enjoyable video.

Frank Turner Discography and other stuff can be found here.

http://frank-turner.com/blog/music/

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