Best in Show
Australia’s Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever keep moving from strength to strength. This includes new single, “Read My Mind,” our Best In Show for this week. The tune is actually a B-side from a single released back in February called “In the Capital.” For more information visit rollingblackoutsband.com.
The new album from Jenny Lewis, On the Line, is garnering mucho attention, and rightly so…it’s great! For this week’s Best In Show we’re going with “Red Bull & Hennessy” which includes an all-star backing band: Ringo Starr & Jim Keltner on drums, Don Was on bass, and Benmont Tench on keys. The album is available now from Warner Brothers Records. For more information visit jennylewis.com.
Wow! If mid to late 60’s soul pop is your thing (think Dusty Springfield), you’re going to LOVE this week’s Best In Show, “Faraway Look” from the UK’s Yola. The song can be found on her new, Dan Auerbach-produced album, Walk Through Fire, and there’s a lot to like about this big, already classic sounding album. For more information visit iamyola.com.
Our Best In Show this week is by American newcomer, Claude Fontaine, with the Brazilian flavored “Pretending He Was You.” The song comes from the Los Angeles-based singer’s debut album which finds her French-influenced vocals floating over South American and Jamaican rhythms. It’s quite an intoxicating mix! The album will be available April 26 via the Innovative Leisure label. For more information visit facebook.com/Claude-Fontaine.