Selected Sampler Singles – Paste #34

New (to me) Songs I’m Diggin:
“The Underdog” Spoon (not new today, but this sampler is where I first heard it)
“White Dove” John Vanderslice
“Put a Penny in the Slow” Fionn Regan (folksy, rolling guitar)
“Better People” Xavier Rudd (oh man this is so reminding me of something but I just can’t quite put my finger on it…)
“Parsons White” Phonograph
“Black Skies for the High & Mighty” Wrinkle Neck Mules (straight up country)
“Postcard from Kentucky” Rocky Votolato
“Oh Mary Don’t You Weep” Mike Farris (can I get a witness?)
“I Believe” Peter Searcy (anthemic)
“If You’re Gonna Leave” Emerson Hart (melancholy)
“Run” Renee Stahl (a little like Eliza Carthy)
Old Friends:
“Our Life Is Not a Movie or Maybe” Okkervil River
from Paste #34.

Selected Sampler Singles – Paste #32

New (to me) Songs I’m Diggin’:
“I Wanna Marry You All Over Again” Derek Webb (country twang)
“Ordinary Day” Dolores O’Riordan
“It’s Not True” William Fitzsimmons (ouch, so tender)
“Just Around the Corner” Low Stars (rockabilly)
“Somewhere to Lay Down” Gina Villalobos (husky)
“Run Run Run” Haunt
“14” Paula Cole (I never buy her albums, but I like select singles!)
Old Friends:
“Everybody Knows” Ryan Adams
“Closer” Travis
“Who You Are” Cary Brothers
from Paste 32.