Emeli Sandé is quite the songwriter and not just for herself. She also has a great talent in live performance and this is showcased when she performed Next To Me acoustically on American talk show Conan.
So we all fell for it! I was convinced it must be Fleet Foxes singing these covers but nope, just someone who knows exactly how to record, sing and produce music to sound like Fleet Foxes. The band themselves had to deny it was them for anyone to believe it!
A trio of talented sisters from Watford make up The Staves. I was reintroduced to them by a friend through the video below and I think you should all have a listen as well. I would like to see more of these types of artists in the charts and on the mainstream radio stations.
We met the likely lads from Mr. Tom while they were stopped off in London. After filming some sessions in the pub garden we moved to the bands self customised tour bus for the interview. Watch the videos here.
If you haven't heard of Gotye and his massive song Somebody That I Used To Know featuring Kimbra then where have you been?! It was number 1 in 12 countries and become even more popular after an unsigned Canadian band, Walk Off The Earth, did a cover of it which went viral on Youtube.