Above all other things that are worth doing in the world of music today, I hope you will STREAM FREE the new Champs album, Down Like Gold. Can't buy it in the U.S. yet, but I can't wait for it to get here!
There's yet another new list of $5 albums for the second half of March.
- Vampire Weekend: Modern Vampires of the City
- The National: Trouble Will Find Me | High Violet | Alligator | The Boxer
- Explosions in the Sky: Take Care, Take Care, Take Care
- Elbow: The Seldom Seen Kid
- Chevelle: This Type Of Thinking (Could Do Us In) -- I still listen to this probably once a month.
- Deerhunter: Monomania
- Cut Copy: In Ghost Colours
- Feist: The Reminder
- Josh Ritter: The Beast In Its Tracks
- The Decemberists: The King Is Dead
- Silversun Pickups: Neck of the Woods
- Amos Lee: Amos Lee
Burning Up My iPod
Miranda Dodson: Ascend EP -- This is getting a lot of play in my house. Really love "King Rise" as it takes us through the story of Jesus. It's streaming now. The album begins streaming tomorrow (Tuesday, March 18th).
Kristen Gilles: Parker's Mercy Brigade -- Kristen's new song "Chase Away My Unbelief" is a remarkable song about doubt and faith. While the background is tragic, the song is ultimately hopeful and comforting.
If you are like most people in America, you are still singing Frozen songs. One that I woke up singing today, "Love Is An Open Door," as someone performed in a van...