10.Rag N Bone Man (Human)
Rory Charles Graham better known as Rag N Bone Man, is a British singer and songwriter. He is known for his deep baritone voice, he also live in East Sussex and he won British Breakthrough Act. His album is very different and it sort like bluesy pop style of music, the key songs are the cheery Be The Man and the subtle Lay Me Down.
9.Birdy (Fire Within)
Jasmine Lucilla Elizabeth Jennifer Van Den Bogaerde, better known by her stage name Birdy, is an English singer, songwriter and musician. She won the music competition Open Mic UK in 2018, at the age of 12, she also live in Hampshire. Her album is generally moving and especially Wings and the hard hitting No Angel which has got a good message, I would describe the album as Indie Pop style of music.
8.A Great Big World (Is There Anybody Out There?)
A Great Big World is an American musical duo from New York made up of singer/songwriters Ian Axel and Chad King. In 2015 they won Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, I would describe this album as Pop music and they doing a variety of different songs like Land Of Opportunity which is generally catchy and the most moving song Already Home, all the song about appearances in general.
7.Ella Henderson (Chapter 1)
Gabriella Michelle Henderson, known professionally as Ella Henderson, is an English Singer/ songwriter and she finished sixth in the ninth series of The X Factor. Her album is absolutely amazing with a full of songs that you would connect to like for example Giants, there also a sunny and catchy song of Billie Holliday.
6.Deepest Blue (Late September)
Deepest Blue were a British electronic music duo comprising Matt Schwartz and Joel Edwards, their album sell 70,000 copies in the United Kingdom and was certified Silver. The album has got a lot of dance style of music and their songs are memorable like for example Can’t Believe which is generally moving and the song Spread A Little Love which is just a lovely song in general, all the songs on this album is superbly well made.
5.Lapsley (Long Way Home)
Holly Lapsley Fletcher, known by the stage name Lapsley, is an English singer, songwriter, musician and producer. In 2016 Lapsley win PRS for Music Foundation New Artist Award in 2016 Women In Music Awards, This album is totally different with wide arrange of songs and the catchy and sunny type of song in Silverlake and the wonderful and moving song Love Is Blind, overall all the songs are memorable.
4.Royworld (Man In The Machine)
Royworld are a British pop rock band who formed in 2006, when song writing brother Rod and Crispin Futrille met up with Robert Parkin and Timmy Miles, they also meet Gerry Morgan and Tim Miles and they eventually become the band Royworld. Their album is astounding and simply catchy and my personal favourite song is Brothers and the cool and the emotional Back Of My Mind which is absolutely beautiful and moving.
3.Marina Diamonds (Love & Fear)
Marina Lambrini Diamandis, known as Marina, who goes solo on her very first solo album Love & Fear, she is a Welsh singer who goes without her band for the first time. This album is absolutely catchy from start to finish and all the songs are relatable and it mainly about relationship like for example End Of The Earth, and odd political song To Be Human, overall there is no bad songs on the album and it certainly is very consistent.
2.Jack Garratt (Phase)
Jack Robert Garratt is an English singer and songwriter who was born in Buckinghamshire and he won a Brit Award for Critic choice and BBC Sound Of 2016 Top Spot. His album is unique and generally memorable as all of his songs are consistent and his certainly songs like for example Surprise yourself, which is an inspiration song about achieving many obstacles, and of course The Love You’re Given which is a cool tune.
1.Echosmith (Talking Dreams)
Echosmith is an American indie pop band formed in 2009 and the members are Sydney, Noah, Graham and Jamie Sierota. They won numerous of awards from 2015 – 2018 and over night they 1.3 million downloads sold with their album. The reason why I put this album first is all the songs are generally feel good and it about being yourself like for example the song Nothing’s Wrong, a beautiful song called Surround You which is a comfort to anyone who lost somebody, this is mine pick me up album.
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We have very different musical tastes Mark, but I think you know that already. anyway here’s some suggestions for songs during lockdown:
Don’t stand so close to me – The Police
It’s the end of the world as we know it – REM
Ghost Town – The Specials
Don’t fear the Reaper – Blue Oyster Cult
U can’t touch this – M C Hammer