Friday, January 27, 2012

More To Explore: Belle Plaine, Crushed Stars

Belle Plaine
For those who like: Patsy Cline, Peggy Lee

Belle Plaine is the stage name for Regina, SK singer/songwriter Melanie Hankewich.  Trained in jazz, Plaine takes more of a '60s country crooner approach to her music.

Her new album Notes From A Waitress, comes out on January 29th.

Crushed Stars
For those who like: Nick Drake, Ryan Adams

Dallas' Crushed Stars release their new album of rootsy singer/songwriter music on March 6th.  The album, The Bright Rain, features appearances by musicians who have worked with the likes of St. Vincent, Okkervil River, and the Polyphonic Spree.

Check out "Brighter Now" here:

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