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TORC 9: (I’m) Try(ing to be like) – P!nk

Track on Repeat Craze #9: P!nkTry / Truth About Love album.

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Okay, I love this video.

Okay, this video came out like six months ago… I still love this video.

And I totally want aspire to be buff like P!nk. Damn, girl! Wait, can I pull off that phrase? Well, either way, damn, girl! Awesome. That is all…

Spinning in the 6-disc player:

1. Diana VickersSongs From a Tainted Cherry Tree
2. P!nkTruth About Love
3. Sandi ThomSmile… It Confuses People
4. Missy HigginsThe Sound of White
5. The Band PerryThe Band Perry
6. Uh Huh HerNocturnes

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TORC 8: “Set Me On Fire” – Missy Higgins

Track on Repeat Craze #8: Missy HigginsSet Me On Fire / The Ol’ Razzle Dazzle album.

It’s been TWO YEARS! TWO. Years! … since Missy released a new album. TWO LONG YEARS! More than that! Well, anyway, as you can tell, I wanted to hear it immediately – yay Missy Higgins SoundCloud.

Set Me On Fire” was recently released as Missy‘s second single from her third album, The Ol’ Razzle Dazzle… in Australia. Oh hey, there’s also a video that came out fresh with it:

Her first single… in Australia: Unashamed Desire.

In the US, “Hello, Hello” was released as her first single a little bit ago.

There’s definitely a difference in this third album, produced by also-Australian, also-awesome musician Butterfly Boucher and not-Australian, but also notable Brad Jones. Actually, Butterfly Boucher also has a version of “Unashamed Desire” on her new album.

So, to me, there’s an underlying sadness about Missy’s album. Okay, okay, true… all of Missy’s music is strongly heart-felt and deeply emotional, but there’s something different about this one. I could roll up in a ball rocking back and forth in a dark corner of a room somewhere and just play this album whispering the lyrics quietly to myself…. but, it’s okay. ‘Cause, hey, isn’t good music supposed to do that? I also find a sense of maturity in this new album… growth, perhaps… or maybe age. My friend and I were just talking about our achy joints today – that kind of age. With age comes wisdom? All right, now, I’m just rambling…

Spinning in the 6-disc player:

1. Diana VickersSongs From a Tainted Cherry Tree
2. GlorianaGloriana
3. Sandi ThomSmile… It Confuses People
4. Missy HigginsThe Sound of White
5. The Band PerryThe Band Perry
6. Uh Huh HerNocturnes

I need to get the that Ol’ Razzle Dazzle (album)… yes, a physical CD of it. I’m old school like that… or maybe just old. Aw man, this post is so depressing… [[fin]]

TORC 7: “Jumping into Rivers” – Diana Vickers

Track on Repeat Craze #7: Diana Vickers – Jumping Into Rivers / Songs From a Tainted Cherry Tree album.

All right. I must say that I was sort of disappointed to hear that Cheryl Cole was kicked off The X Factor (USA version) after just a short stint. I totally stopped channel surfing over to the show. And… yeah, I’ll admit that after I heard her accent, I totally YouTubed some lessons to try and mimic it – I’ll tell you straight out, I ain’t got it. Was her Geordie accent really the reason Cheryl Cole got canned? That would just be utterly lame.

Well, anyway… from the days that Cheryl judged on the original X Factor, Diana Vickers emerged as a semi-finalist. I. Love. Her. Voice. She has this unique… whisper, almost, that’s so soothing and comforting yet works in up-beat poppy mixes just perfectly.

Since she hasn’t really conquered the US market, I couldn’t find the MP3s for the widget. However, check out my (current) favorite track from her debut album – thanks to the DianaVickersSings YouTube channel.

And here is another favorite that will be on her upcoming album (sometime this year… hopefully sooner rather than later):

Head over to Diana Vickers’ SoundCloud for more great tracks. Forewarning – she posts all sorts of social media bits. Translation: there’s more than just song tracks on her SoundCloud. But it’s cool. Why not, yeah?

Spinning in the 6-disc player:

1. Diana VickersSongs From a Tainted Cherry Tree
2. Meiko – composite CD of Meiko and I’m in Love EP
3. Sandi ThomThe Pink and the Lily
4. Missy HigginsThe Sound of White
5. The Band PerryThe Band Perry
6. Uh Huh HerNocturnes

TORC 6: “I’m In [Lalalalalalalalalalalala] Love” – Meiko

Track on Repeat Craze #6: Meiko – I’m In Love / I’m In Love EP.

Okay, so I’m not really sure where you can buy Meiko’s new EP, I’m In Love. It just came out! I received mine through her pledgemusic.com campaign. And her album, The Bright Side, does not seem to be set for release until Spring 2012. So, enjoy the video below! WAIT!!

Beware – it is catchy.

Okay, you’ve been warned. Continue to hit play.

Lalalalalalalalalalala… lalalalala.. lalala.

And while you try and get the lalas out of your head, here’s a bit of assistance. Maybe. Perhaps?

Spinning in the 6-disc player:

1. Lenka – Two
2. Meiko – composite CD of Meiko and I’m in Love EP
3. Sandi ThomThe Pink and the Lily
4. Missy HigginsThe Sound of White
5. GlorianaGloriana
6. Uh Huh HerNocturnes

Lalalalalalalalalalala… lalalalala.. lalala.

Still have it stuck in your head like I do? And apparently other fans? Well, here’s another suggestion… straight from Meiko herself.

Another thing that rocks about Meiko? She has a hilarious blog. It’s like a floating bubble that all of a sudden pops with hilarity – but in a blog post. Check it out if you ever need a giggle! http://www.meikomusic.com

Lalalalalalalalalalala… lalalalala.. lalala.

A Charitable UHH Halloween in Photos

Uh Huh Her toured out to Salt Lake City again this year – charitably this time. You may have seen those “I love boobies” bracelets and other swaggy gear – all that and more was much-a-present at the Urban Lounge, October 30, 2011 for the Keep A Breast tour with UHH and featuring Jarrod Gorbel.

Oh, I’m sure it never hurts to do a bit of cross-promotion since UHH just released an album as well – Nocturnes.

Uh Huh Her in Salt Lake City after the jump >>

Yuh Huh Them! Uh Huh Her + Diamonds Under Fire: Salt Lake City

Wednesday. March 23, 2011.

Post: day at the office.

Post: traffic ticket at 200 S. and State.

Post: Ennlee’s call about her traffic ticket – same intersection.

Post: awesome Mediterranean food from dinner at Atlantic Cafe and Market.

Post: waiting in line for almost an hour outside of Urban Lounge.

Finally inside the venue!

Waiting.

Still waiting. Hey, cool drums.

See photos of the UHH concert when it finally starts >>

Lansia is Listening

Lansia’s Track on Repeat Craze (TORC — because with an acronym, it’ll seem more official): Missy Higgins – (I’m) In Love Again.

I loveeee this song redone by her; it’s an ol’ Cy Coleman track. Can’t stop listening to it. ABSOLUTELY LOVEEEE Missy Higgins. She is AMAZING – singer, songwriter and now actress. Yep, another triple threat celebrity. And she’s Australian!

Spinning in the 6-disc player:
1. Various Artists from Wicked: The MusicalWicked: The Musical
2. Kristinia DeBargeExposed
3. The GratesTeeth Lost, Hearts Won
4. Missy HigginsOn a Clear Night
5. Uh Huh HerCommon Reaction
6. Florence and the MachineLungs