Follow Friday

Welcome to my first ever Follow Friday post! Hooray! Thanks to Parajunkee & Alison Can Read for an awesome meme. 🙂

Today’s question is:Many readers/bloggers are also big music fans. Tell us about a few of your favorite bands/singers that we should listen to in 2012.

So glad you asked! I love music of all kinds, but here I’m going to stick with my favorites and/or bands that I think are a little lesser known but deserve more exposure.

Beirut (I LOVE this guy and he has had the most interesting life ever):

The Decemberists:


Matt and Kim:

And two by M. Ward, who IMO is tied with Jeff Buckley for the most amazing voice ever:

And I will stop there even though I could easily go on ALL DAY. I’m always looking to new things to listen to so please leave a comment with either the link to your choices or just some of your favorite bands!

Leave a comment


  1. We have similar taste 🙂 I really like Matt & Kim, Beirut and M Ward.

    I’m a little obsessed with White Lies lately; they have an album that came out in 2011 but I’m partial to To Lose My Life from 2009 (I think). Every song is so good. They’re like a little poppier version of Interpol, although the band denies they sound at all like Interpol. I happen to love Interpol,so whatevs.

  2. lindsaywrites

     /  January 13, 2012

    the decemberists are awesome!!!
    I posted about books today, just because that’s what everyone loves, lol. Stop by?!

  3. I haven’t heard the Decemberists for a while. Awesome choice of songs! Honestly, I think I agree with you about M. Ward. My husband would love him!

    Here’s mine:

    sinn @ sinnful books

  4. I’m embarrassed to admit that I hadn’t heard of any of these, but now I’ve watched those videos, they sound great! I’ll definitely have to listen to more of these bands.

    Here’s my FF!

  5. Hopping through. Love M Ward! And O Valencia is one of my fav songs.
    My Hop


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