British singer/songwriter MIA has been on the scene for years. Hussel, from her second studio album Kala, is the perfect song to blast in the car for a summer road trip! Wanna hear more recent songs from MIA? Visit her myspace http://www.myspace.com/mia and listen to one of her newest songs “XXXO”!
In this video, Billie Holiday hits every emotional key possible. Strange Fruit expresses the cruelty of racism in America in the past. While telling a story, Billie Holiday sucks you in with her unique & gentle, yet firm voice. Her version of this song was also included in the Songs of the Century.
Twenty-eight year old Jenny Owen Youngs’ voice is well seasoned for her to be so yong. In her song “Fuck Was I”, she tells a story about falling out of love & trying not to get hurt in the process. ”Fuck” has never sounded so graceful.