Fitz and the Tantrums easily made this list. The Cranberries’ once said “every one else is doing it, so why can’t we?” Well, the Irish 90s act didn’t actually say it (they used it as the title for their debut album) – and didn’t coin that phrase at all. So, why did I decide to […]

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Apologies to Kamoze Ini, but Frank Turner is the real “lyrical gangster.” I’ll wait to continue this post so you can Google “Kamoze Ini.” Okay, let’s begin… The outspoken British singer/songwriter is five albums into his solo career – most recently the stellar Tape Deck Heart, and has a proven track record of pairing catchy […]

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