Thursday , September 29 2022

Worth Watching – Sharon Van Etten, Sam Fender, Laufey

Sharon Van Etten and Sam Fender pull all-nighters…

By Paul Marszalek
TheTop22.com

Album number six from Sharon Van Etten is titled We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong. “Mistakes” has a strong start at radio…

We’ve been trying to rally the Triple A troops behind Sam Fender since the 2018 release of the Dead Boys EP (you really need to hear the title track). Good news is he’s breaking at both Triple A and Alternative with “17 Going Under.”  With Alternative facing an authenticity crisis in music, you can’t get much more authentic than the very Springsteen-like urgency you get from Fender. The forthcoming track is straight up pop-rock. Check out “Getting Started”…

What to do with an artist like Laufey? The accomplished Icelandic/Chinese cellist was with the Icelandic Symphony at age 15. She has vocals to match, creating some buzz in the jazz vocal world. Tastemaking NON-COMMs have dabbled. Worth Watching is “Everything I Know About Love”…

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