As in past years, I'm a bit woozy today after yesterday’s all-day drive up the East Coast from North Carolina. My head still swims with the sights of barbecue joints and crabcake stands, and roadside shacks where one can get smoked ham and sausages, local peanuts, and fireworks to celebrate it all. But it’s good to be home, where the daffodils are in full blown bloom, even if the lawn still struggles against the moss and hemlock. The American South is a wonderful place to visit; I like seeing the world, and though I've been to more [...]
New Zealand's Brooke Fraser is giving away this free song from her album 'Flags', this poppy peppy one called 'Something in the Water'. Enjoy it and download it below.
I guess I have a thing for female singer songwriters who have recently emerged from their music caves of wonder (see: Rachael Yamagata ). I can't help it, the material they are producing is irresistible. If you've been on the hunt for full-bodied, whimsically compelling music, Brooke Fraser may be your lady. The New Zealand-born artist went on a short hiatus after the release of her second album, Albertine , which was released back in 2006. Though the album reached platinum status five times, she needed a break from her three-year tour for sophomoric [...]
I guess I have a thing for female singer songwriters who have recently emerged from their music caves of wonder (see: Rachael Yamagata). I can't help it, the material they are producing is irresistible. If you've been on the hunt for full-bodied, whimsically compelling music, Brooke Fraser may be your lady. The New Zealand-born artist [...]
Brooke Fraser - Coachella (HD) from moonlightsounds on Vimeo . Brooke Fraser - Coachella (HD) Brooke Fraser is one of our favorite female artists from New Zealand, we've been following her for over 4 years.... watch her perform "Coachella" from her latest album, Flags
Why isn't Brooke Fraser a major, best-selling artist here as she is in New Zealand and Australia? We can't figure it out, but we can keep going back to her exquisite, woefully underexposed album Flags for more. "Coachella" gathers up all of the Fraser qualities in one song: stellar songwriting , richly textured production and a voice that is the aural equivalent of crushed velvet. Check out the hair-raising chord changes around the 2:15 mark...more DC Flags- saluting here . [...]
Tracklist: 01 – Yellow Belly 02 – Promises 03 – Blinded 04 – Cataracts 05 – Call It In The Air 06 – Treading Paper 07 – Blur 08 – Words In The Water 09 – Listen Through Me 10 – Anthology 11 – Disarmed album out 9/20 Pre Order Major / Minor
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Platinum-selling New Zealander Brooke Fraser has announced the UK release of her new single Betty on July 11, which will be followed by a headline UK Tour this autumn. The single’s the second track to be taken from her critically-acclaimed debut UK album, Flags (out now) and follows on from her debut single Something in The Water , which was simultaneously A-listed at Radio 2, alongside the selection of Flags as the station’s Album of The Week. Brooke, who is currently completing an extensive U.S. Tour with Cary Brothers , will play a string [...]
Brooke Fraser , who we profiled as a Bands to Watch last week , will be playing a series of dates in Britain and Ireland in October. Catch her on the dates below. Tuesday 4th October 2011 - Brighton Concorde 2 Wednesday 5th October 2011 - London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire Thursday 6th October 2011 - Birmingham O2 Academy 2 Saturday 8th October 2011 - Manchester Academy 2 Sunday 9th October 2011 - Dublin Academy 2 [...]
IFRAME Embed for Youtube The lovely Brooke Fraser, recording at WNRN “Betty” is off her latest album, “Flags”. rooke’s third album “Flags” which debuted at #1 on the album charts just as her debut single “Something in the Water” reached #1 on the singles charts!
A couple weeks ago I wrote about the band/PR collective Sounds Like Brisbane. That covers one major city in Australia. But what about other acts down under? Take New Zealand songbird and songwriter Brooke Fraser , for example. Signed to Sony back home at the tender age of 18, Fraser released her first album in 2002. 'What to Do with Daylight' debuted at #1 and managed to reach gold status in its first week of release. The folk pop singer's debut album went on to being eight [...]
Brooke Fraser Debut Album: Flags (out now) Radio 2 Album of the Week New Single "Betty" Released July 11 UK Headline Tour Announced for October 2011 Buy CDs, MP3s, more: Brooke Fraser on Amazon.co.uk Brooke Fraser on Amazon.com [...]
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Los Angeles indie singer-songwriter Cary Brothers will support New Zealand artist Brooke Fraser on her entire upcoming U.S. tour scheduled to begin in late April. He will also make an appearance at SXSW next week. Brothers is currently touring in support of his second full-length album, Under Control. Under Control premiered at #1 on the [...]
New Zealand singer-songwriter Brooke Fraser is an international star. She's been at the top of the charts in her home country as well as Australia. Drawing comparisons to Norah Jones and being raved about by Sara Bareilles, Brooke Fraser is ready to conquer the U.S.! Brooke will be at SXSW playing the .MUSIC Presents Texas Tornado showcase and more. Before heading out to Austin, Brooke shared with us a list of things to bring for SXSW. Top Ten things ...
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On the heels of back-to-back sold-out tours in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand, Brooke Fraser will return to America for another series of dates in support of her latest album, Flags. The “Something in the Water Tour” will bring Brooke to legendary venues such as Webster Hall in NYC, the Fillmore in San Francisco and The Music Box in Los Angeles. Prior to the U.S. tour, Brooke will make a prominent showing at SXSW and head to Europe for...
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Platinum-selling New Zealander Brooke Fraser will release her debut UK single ‘Something In The Water’ on March 28, followed by the release of her debut UK album, ‘Flags’ on April 11. Having sold out London’s Scala in late 2010, Fraser has also announced a headline tour of the UK and Ireland, including two [...]