Those Brits are a curiously funky bunch, aren’t they? No one in the world understands American music the way they do. Ever hear any French rock ‘n’ roll? I rest my case. Here are two very different songs I’ve been hearing a lot lately on WEXT, the first a little blue-eyed soul from Welsh singer Duffy:
And here, in a ridiculously crude home made video, Lily Allen’s catchy, off-kilter single “Knock ‘Em Out”:
4 thoughts on “Music Wednesday”
Oh, I agree, Rob.
Pretty neat, too, that I JUST stumbled across Duffy for the first time a few days ago while listening to internet radio and was totally hooked into “Mercy”! It has been stuck in my head ever since. I grabbed that same video from YouTube and keep playing it when I need a fix.
Hadn’t stumbled upon Lily Allen. That one grows on you. Thanks!
If you want to see something really messed up, watch her video for “Alfie.”
That IS messed up. (I can’t believe I watched it all the way through to the end.)
How do you FIND this stuff?
I consider keeping up with popular culture part of my job. Have you ever heard employees using that one?