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Friday Extra: Hot n’ Fresh!

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on December 12, 2008 by 30daysout

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Let’s take a little break from our Christmas music onslaught and share some tunes we’ve been bobbing our heads to lately.  Jenny Lewis, the comely former child actress-turned-rock-singer, has a scorching new solo album out.  Acid Tongue is a major effort from this indie darling – its straightforward rock has hints of of jazz, folk and soul.  And it’s kind of all-star affair: M. Ward, Chris Robinson (Black Crowes) and Jonathan Rice make appearances, as does our old buddy Elvis Costello, on the tune included here.  As a bonus, we’ve tossed in the duo’s rockin’ appearance on the David Letterman TV show a while back.

MP3: “Carpetbaggers” by Jenny Lewis with Elvis Costello

YouTube: Jenny Lewis and Elvis Costello on “Late Show With David Letterman”

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Speaking of chick singers, try out the latest warbler from across the pond: Adele, from South London, who has been making some waves stateside with her album 19.  At the moment she seems to be a U.K.-only phenom but don’t count her out just yet; “Cold Shoulder” just may be enough to warm you to her charms.

MP3: “Cold Shoulder” by Adele

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