let's hear it for the girls, again!


Feist

If Feist reigns supreme in your music library (adored her appearance on Sesame Street), these songbirds might strike your fancy, too.


Imogen Heap
Sure, Imogen wears crazy outfits to award shows, but she's an artist for goodness sake. Hailing from London, Imogen's sound is reminiscent of Björk (who also wears crazy outfits) with a nice mix of electronica. Graceful and passionate. Love that red dress, too.


Sara Bareilles
Piano-playing Sara was born in California and combines intelligent, playful songwriting with melodies that sparkle. Her performance this week on Live From Abbey Road was great and revealed that she's a strong and smart young lady. Her first pop-hit was Love Song, which is not about romantic love. The inspiration behind the song came from continual requests by her record label for more songs because they were unhappy with those she had written - argh.


Ingrid Michaelson
A true New Yorker, you've probably heard Ingrid's songs before, but you just don't realize it. Songs like Breakable and Keep Breathing have been featured on Grey’s Anatomy and Old Navy used The Way I Am in a commercial.
She was criticized by die hard fans as they wanted to think of Ingrid as their own. But hey, a girl's got to pay the rent.


Bess Rogers
I added Bess after reading Stephanie's recommendation and purchased her album from iTunes. A little reminiscent of Regina Spektor. Lovely.

Have a lyrical weekend everyone!

xo, Cindy

Photo Credit : Last.fm

23 comments:

stephaniefizer said...

Delightful blog :) Have you ever heard Bess Rogers? If you haven't, you should; I'm just guessing from the above listed singers that you might like it!

rashida said...

Funny I just went on a downloading spree a couple of hours before reading this post. 4 of these ladies ended up in my iTunes. Rawk!

Mrs.French said...

I honestly feel as if Imogen and Ingrid should hold a concert in my back yard. Perfect taste in music my friend!

quaint handmade said...

thanks stephanie - love her!
no way rashida! let's have a party and invite ourselves over to mrs. french's house ;)!

Bonbon Oiseau said...

awesome post...

Krissy said...

Love, Love, Love Imogen Heap! Have a wonderful weekend.

Ann said...

I adore Imogen's music and I give her props for staying true to herself and did not sell out. I never thought there would be anyone else who thought Imogen and Bjork have similarities.

Julia said...

Oh my goodness! Hello kindred spirit! I love all of these, though, Bess is a new one for me! I'll have to go explore that one!

quaint handmade said...

yay and you are right about imogen ann! next time i better include the boys, or someone will feel like he's not being represented ;).

design for mankind. said...

I love your music round-ups! :)

Marisa said...

That link to Feist is so adorable! I LOVE it! Thank you! Don't know Ingrid Michaelson, but I'm off to check her out. Gee, I thought I would have already been cool enuf to know of such a cool artist. Thanks for helping my coolness factor!

quaint handmade said...

i'm happy to help anyway we can marisa, but i think you're pretty cool already!

quaint handmade said...

glad to "hear" it erin!

ofifteen said...

what a cute hat!!!!! I want one!


ofifteen
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quaint handmade said...

it is cute!

Fifi Flowers said...

I love that red dress in the second photo and the black in the third photo... must check out the music... nice post! Very informative and educating.

please sir said...

Another great round-up - I love all of these...very much!! I hope you had a great weekend!

quaint handmade said...

hey fifi - i love to find these photos and yes the dresses are so pretty.

diana - great and hope you did, too.

The Lil Bee said...

I really like Ingrid. And Feist. I've got to listen to Imogen Heap. I've always heard so much about her and I've seen her crazy outfits over the years!

vana chupp said...

just lovely!

quaint handmade said...

great bee and vana!

please sir said...

I thought of you when I heard The Wastson Twins - a great female duo!

quaint handmade said...

thanks diana - i'm on it!