New Release: Meiko – ‘The Bright Side’

 

One of the fortunate handful of artists to be discovered via MySpace, Georgian folk pop singer Meiko recently released her make-you-feel-all-gooey-inside sophomore album The Bright Side. And yes, her cooing vocal style is definitely reminding us heavy of one of our other favorite gals, Ellie Goulding.

While you may first think Ellie, don’t get it twisted – the sweet toned lass cites a slew of influences that include Patty Griffin, Sade, The Cranberries, Fiona Apple, Indigo Girls, Nina Simone, and Portishead, for starters.

For those unfamiliar, get a taste of Meiko’s sound via the below video for the album’s leading track “Leave The Lights On.” Quite forward lyricism from the sweet young lady – watch out for the nice ones!

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Video: Muhsinah – “Zombie” (The Cranberries Cover) + Live At The Loft RSVP

 

So, yesterday we teased you a little about Live At The Loft, huh? We know. You want to go, right? Mmmm hmm, you do. Well, today we have a present for you in the form of a guestlist link. Don’t say we don’t love you.

Also, above you’ll find a very special leak from Muhsinah’s performance at the loft. The original footage from her show can be found after the jump, but this video is something a little different. At the end of her set, Muhsinah actually did a few covers, the above being a chilling rendition of The Cranberries’ “Zombie.” Muhsinah puts on a damn good show – it was tingles and smiles all night.

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Original Muhsinah footage from Live At The Loft after the jump