Songs To Learn And Sing – Rebekah Delgado, Strangers, Pale Seas,Paul Weller.

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 Rebekah Delgado.

This track is from Rebekah’s début, solo, free to download 4 track EP. It’s an EP which showcases her eclectic style and if the EP’s sing-along title track ‘Sing You Through The Storm’, could be described as infused with redemptive hope, “Little Boy Blue,” is like the presage to the aforementioned storm. There’s a distinctly sinister atmosphere and dark undertone and it contains Rebekah’s trademark pull no punches lyrics such as “Little Boy Blue won’t let you escape, though its love that he feels, it felt like rape.”

The Ep is released on 26th March 2012 via Four In The Morning Records

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Strangers.

We’ve featured Strangers in the past,  we were drawn to their moody dark electronic vibe. But now they’ve gone all upbeat and optimistic  and “Shine On You” really does exactly what its says on the tin, radiating warmth and hope. A killer pop tune which scales epic heights without sounding contrived or twatty. It really should be on any radio stations play-list.

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 Pale Seas.

Pale Seas used to be called ‘Netherlands’ but there’s nothing flat or pale about their songs. “Something Or Nothing” is a swoonsomely beautiful, heartfelt tune that shimmers and sparkles, like the sun refracting off, um, a pale sea. Apparently they call it “Dream folk”, we just call it lovely music… You can order it here.

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Paul Weller.

 Matt Helders of the Arctic Monkeys has remixed Paul Weller’s new single ‘That Dangerous Age’. Its available as a free download below

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 Oh and here’s his new video (banned by youtube)

 

Andy Von Pip

ANDY VON PIP - Founder, editor, writer, reviewer, photographer and all-round good guy at the VPME.com. House photographer for The Academy Music Group, Zuma Press, Event Magazine and Rex Features worldwide. You can check out his photography at Andy Von Pip Photography Has been new music tipster on BBC6 Music, Amazing Radio, and DJ on Strangeways Radio (USA.) Can currently be heard on IWFM Radio. His radio work has been described as sounding like Ian McCulloch on ketamine fused with Ringo Starr. New music tipster on Amazing Radio, moderator for BBC 6 Music DJ Tom Robinson's Fresh on the Net, former member of "BBC's Sound Of" panel. Written and photographic work has appeared in The Quietus, Music Week, Record Of The Day, The Guardian, GIITV, The Sabotage Times, Bido Lito, The Skinny, Louder Than War. Media partner and curator for Liverpool Sound City.

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