Free ‘Single of the Week': The Common Linnets – Calm After The Storm

This week’s free Single of the Week on the iTunes Store is “Calm After The Storm” by Dutch band The Common Linnets. Growing up in small cities in The Netherlands, IIse DeLange and Willem Bijkerk loved country sounds – so much so that Bijkerk adopted the stage name Waylon after outlaw country star Waylon Jennings. … Continue reading Free ‘Single of the Week': The Common Linnets – Calm After The Storm

Free ‘Single of the Week': 陳惠婷 – 荊棘的冠冕

This week’s free Single of the Week on the iTunes Store is “荊棘的冠冕” by Taiwanese singer 陳惠婷 (Hui Ting Chen). Singer, songwriter, producer and keyboardist Hui Ting Chen first came to attention as one third of Taiwan’s acclaimed indie rockers Tizzy Bac. “Crown of Thorns” introduces Chen’s solo ambitions with a coy stylistic evolution. The … Continue reading Free ‘Single of the Week': 陳惠婷 – 荊棘的冠冕

Free ‘Single of the Week': Kris Kuan – 安靜的張揚

This week’s free Single of the Week on the iTunes Store is “安靜的張揚” by Taiwanese singer Kris Kuan. Taiwanese chanteuse Kris Kuan first gained notice when she appeared on a reality TV singing competition at the age of 15. After taking time away from the spotlight to complete her university studies, she returns with a … Continue reading Free ‘Single of the Week': Kris Kuan – 安靜的張揚

Free ‘Single of the Week': George Ezra – Cassy O’

This week’s free Single of the Week on the iTunes Store is “Cassy O’” by British singer-songwriter George Ezra. Hertfordshire-raised singer/songwriter George Ezra scored a huge breakthrough with 2013’s Did You Hear The Rain? EP, which tastefully wove together influences of classic British and American songwriters and earned him a following throughout Europe. Ezra’s album debut, Wanted … Continue reading Free ‘Single of the Week': George Ezra – Cassy O’

Free ‘Single of the Week': Wang Hui-Zhu – Such a Fool

This week’s free Single of the Week on the iTunes Store is “Such a Fool” by Taiwanese singer-songwriter Wang Hui-Zhu. After winning a regional singing competition, Wang Hui-Zhu gained international exposure when she sang on the soundtrack to the popular 2012 Taiwanese drama 女朋友 男朋友 Girlfriend Boyfriend. The songwriter’s debut full-length album, 少女維拉, is a tender-hearted … Continue reading Free ‘Single of the Week': Wang Hui-Zhu – Such a Fool

Free ‘Single of the Week': Lewis Watson – Into the Wild

This week’s free Single of the Week on the iTunes Store is “Into the Wild” by English singer-songwriter Lewis Watson. Since first charming ears with the 2012 EP It’s Got Four Sad Songs On It BTW, Oxford singer/songwriter Lewis Watson has become a master of concise releases, following his debut with a quick succession of other … Continue reading Free ‘Single of the Week': Lewis Watson – Into the Wild

Free ‘Single of the Week': Highasakite – Since Last Wednesday

This week’s free Single of the Week on the iTunes Store is “Since Last Wednesday” by Norwegian indie pop band Highasakite. Members of this eclectic Oslo collective met while studying at the Trondheim Jazz Conservatory and got a big break when songwriter Justin Vernon asked them to open for him on a Bon Iver tour. Their … Continue reading Free ‘Single of the Week': Highasakite – Since Last Wednesday

Free ‘Single of the Week': Clean Bandit – Mozart House

This week’s free Single of the Week on the iTunes Store is “Mozart’s House” by British electronic group Clean Bandit. Cambridge-based electro-pop crew Clean Bandit moved into the mainstream when this classical-infused dance anthem scaled UK charts in 2013. Since then, the quartet’s international fame has only grown, helped by a subsequent debut full-length, New Eyes, … Continue reading Free ‘Single of the Week': Clean Bandit – Mozart House

Free ‘Single of the Week': Sam Smith – Life Support

This week’s free Single of the Week on the iTunes Store is “Life Support” by British singer-songwriter Sam Smith. Cambridgeshire native Sam Smith had his breakthrough as the featured vocalist on Disclosure’s international hit, “Latch”. In the months since, he’s developed an unstoppable momentum, earning a BRIT Critics’ Choice Award, offering a stunning performance on Saturday … Continue reading Free ‘Single of the Week': Sam Smith – Life Support