Archive for February, 2008

Nelly Furtado ft. Timbaland – Promiscuous

Monday, February 25th, 2008

Born on December 2, 1978, Nelly Kim Furtado is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer and instrumentalist who also holds a Portuguese citizenship. Her Grammy Award-winning single I’m Like a Bird was her breakthrough single  and several albums followed after, including the album Loose and one of its hit singles, Promiscuous, which is the video below.

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K.D. Lang – Constant Craving

Monday, February 18th, 2008

Kathryn Dawn Lang or popularly known as K.D. Lang, was born on November 2, 1961 and is a Grammy Award-winning Canadian singer and songwriter. She was first drawn to country music when she attended college, and became fascinated with the life and music of Patsy Cline and there she was determined to pursue a career as a professional singer. When K.D. Lang formed a Patsy Cline tribute band and released a debut album, it eventually led to national attention in Canada.

Lang was first drawn to country music when she attended college. Soon, she became fascinated with the life and music of Patsy Cline and ultimately determined to pursue a career as a professional singer. Lang formed a Patsy Cline tribute band called the Reclines in 1983, and they recorded a debut album, Friday Dance Promenade. A follow-up album, A Truly Western Experience, was released in 1984 and received strong reviews and which led to national attention in Canada.Her music career continued to prosper, and the rest is history.

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Avril Lavigne – Girlfriend

Monday, February 11th, 2008

Born September 27, 1984, Avril Lavigne is a Canadian Grammy award-nominated pop punk musician and actress. In 2007, she won 9th place in the Jabra music contest for the Best Band in the World category, based on fan votes from all over the world. Since her debut album in 2002 entitled Let Go, her albums have sold more than 30 million worldwide.

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Great Lake Swimmers – To Leave it Behind

Monday, February 4th, 2008

The Great Lake Swimmers is a Canadian indie-pop band based on the melodic folk rock songs of singer-songwriter Tony Dekker from Ontario. The musical style of the band has been compared to those of the Red House Painters, Nick Drake, Will Oldham, Gram Parsons, Sufjan Stevens, Iron&Wine, and Neil Young.

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