Like Alex Clare, the Lumineers got a big boost from a television commercial, but with its catchy tune and folksy appeal, ‘Ho Hey’ likely would have become a hit even without the added exposure. After all, as founding member Jeremiah Fraites says, “Great music is like a fungus; once it grows on you it’s hard
Many critics have called British songbird Jessie Ware the next Adele or Sade. If that alone isn’t enough reason to catch her set at Coachella, consider that she’s been nominated for MOBO and BRIT Awards, as well as the Mercury Music Prize, for her acclaimed debut, ‘Devotion.’
Ware prefers subtlety over vocal gymnastics, letting her voice glide along gracefully. Tha
“And it feels like I am just too close to love you!” Those words initially caught listeners’ attention in an Internet Explorer commercial, before fans eventually located the full song on iTunes and began furiously downloading it.
Janelle Monae is sure to get the party started at Coachella.
The singer first caught the attention of the mainstream pop world with 2010’s ‘The ArchAndroid,’ a futuristic R&B album that weaved together rock, funk and pop elements -- it also earned her a Grammy nomination and a tour with Bruno Mars. Then came her appearance as a featured artist on fun.’s ‘We Are Yo