Our playlist contains songs from artists who stand out from mainstream stereotypes and are just too good to ignore.
Song Title: Colors
Album: Songs for a Sinking Ship
Artist: April Smith and the Great Picture Show
The band is from Brooklyn that has been active since 2008.
They have a live album and a studio album released since then.
This song is Track 6 of the album Song from a Sinking Ship released in 2010.
Song Title: Hearts
Album: Die Young
This song is Track 2 of their album Die Young which was released in 2010.
Aside from this album, they have released an EP in 2007 titled Pluto.
Song Title: It Is Hidden
Album: Pop Cycle
Artist: Marching Band
This band is from Sweden and has been active since 2005.
They have 5 EPs and 3 studio albums released so far.
It Is Hidden is Track 5 of their 2nd album released in 2010.
Song Title: Swim Until You Can't See Land
Album: The Winter of Mixed Drinks
Artist: Frightened Rabbit
The band is based in Glasgow, Scotland and was formed in 2003.
To date, they have released 5 studio albums, 2 live albums, 2 EPs and 17 singles.
This song is Track 2 of their 3rd album which was released in 2010.
Song Title: Are You Satisfied?
Album: The Family Jewels
Artist: Marina and The Diamonds
AKA Marina Lambrini Diamandis, is a Welsh artist based in London.
She has 3 albums so far and is working on her 4th one.
This song is Track 1 of her first album which was released in 2010.
Song Title: Devil In The Detail
Artist: The Ambience Affair
The band is from Dublin and was formed in 2009.
They have 1 studio album, 2 EPs and a single on their resume.
This song is from the EP Patterns which was released in 2010.
Song Title: Ugly On The Inside
Album: New Leaves
Owen, aka Mike Kinsella, has been active in Chicago's indie music scene since early 2000.
New Leaves is his fifth album which includes Track 9 "Ugly On The Inside".
His latest album The King of Whys was released in 2016.
Song Title: Under Mountain, Under Ground
Album: The Lighthouse And The Whaler
Artist: The Lighthouse And The Whaler
The band was formed in Cleveland in 2008 and released their self-titled album the following year.
The first track of that album is "Under Mountain, Under Ground".
They released a few more albums and EPs afterwards including Mont Royal in 2015.
Song Title: Untitled 101
Artist: Peter Wolf Crier
This band is from Minneapolis and has released three albums since 2010.
The song "Untitled 101" is from their first album Inter-Be.
Their album Plump Slump was released in 2015.
Song Title: Volcanology
The band Brooklyn was formed in Paris in 2005 and has been active until 2010.
"Volcanology" is from their only album Clandestine which was released in 2008.
Around that time, the band has been involved in a few compilation albums as well.
Song Title: Your Heart
Album: Darker Days
Artist: Andy Shauf
Andy hails from Saskatchewan and release his debut album Darker Days in 2009.
"Your Heart" is the first track of that album.
So far, he has thee full length albums and a couple of EPs.
Song Title: Young Folks
Album: NME CD Compilation 2008
Artist: The Kooks
They are an English band formed in 2004 and are still touring around the world.
The Kooks rendition of "Young Folks" by Peter Bjorn and John was included in NME compilation in 2008.
They already have four albums and three EPs since they debuted in 2006.
Song Title: You’re The Reason Why I’m Afraid to Die
Album: The Year of the How-To Book
Artist: Eagle Seagull
The band was formed in 2004 in Lincoln, Nebraska and disbanded in 2010.
They have 2 albums and 1 EP launched during that period.
This song is the the first track of their last album which was released in 2010.
Song Title: You’re Not Coming Home Tonight
Album: The Big Black & The Blue
Artist: First Aid Kit
The band consists of two sisters from Stockholm, Sweden who started producing songs since 2007.
This song is Track 14 of their debut album released in 2010.
They have 3 albums and 2 EPs recorded to date and still actively touring.
Song Title: You’re A Vision
Album: Home Schooled EP
Artist: Gold Sounds
The band is from Nottingham, England and released this EP in 2009.
This song is the 2nd track of that EP.
Song Title: You’ll Find A Way
Santi White, aka Santigold, is from Philadelphia and was previously with the band Stiffed.
She has 3 studio albums, an EP and a bunch of singles released.
This song is the 2nd track from her debut album which was released in 2008.
Song Title: You Still Hurt Me
Album: The Sparrow and the Crow
Artist: William Fitzsimmons
This artist was born in Pittsburgh, based in Illinois and has been active since 2005.
He has 10 full length albums, 3 EPs and still booked to tour wolrdwide.
You can find this song on the album The Sparrow and the Crow, Track 9.
Song Title: You Are One Of The Few Outsiders Who Really Understands Us
Album: Released as a single
The band was formed in 2006 in London and released their first album in 2009.
So far, they have 3 studio albums, an EP and a few singles on their resume.
This song has been initially released in 2007 and re-released on limited copies in 2010.
Song Title: Wrecking Ball
Album: O My Heart
Artists: Mother Mother
The five-piece band is from Vancouver, BC which is fronted by Ryan Guldemond.
Since 2007, they have released 6 albums and O My Heart is their 2nd one which was released in 2008.
The popular song Wrecking Ball is Track 9 of that album.
Song Title: Wingwalker
Album: Nolens Volens
Artist: The Deadly Syndrome
This is another band from Los Angeles and was formed in 2006.
They had 3 albums on their belt until 2013 when they disbanded.
The song Wingwalker is Track 3 of their album Nolens Volens which was released in 2010.
Song Title: Why Don’t You Believe Me
Album: Pot Calls Kettle Black
Artist: Small Sins
Small Sins is based in Toronto and was formed around 2006 known originally as The Ladies and Gentlemen.
They disbanded after touring for their album Pots Calls Kettle Black in 2010.
This song is Track 3 of that album.
Song Title: When We Meet Again
Album: This Arduous Alchemy
Artist: Nicole Reynolds
Nicole is from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and had 4 albums released from 2006 to 2009.
This song is Track 2 from her 2nd album which was released in 2007.
Song Title: What If
The band is a duo based in Sweden which has been quiet for a while.
Their self-titled album was released in 2010 and includes this song as Track 4.
Song Title: Weekend
Album: Dye It Blonde
Artist: Smith Westerns
A band from Chicago which formed in 2007 and disbanded in 2014.
They had 3 full albums and 2 singles on their resume.
The song Weekend is Track 1 of their 2nd album album .
Song Title: We Are Aborted
Album: Ignore The Ignorant
Artist: The Cribs
The band was formed in 2002 in England and release their self-titled album in 2004.
They have 6 studio albums, 1 compilation album and over 20 singles released to date.
We Are Aborted is Track 1 of their 4th album which was released in 2009.
Song Title: We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed
Album: We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed
Artist: Los Campesinos!
A Welsh band formed in 2006 and all members having one stage last name: Campesinos!
So far, they have 6 studio albums, 3 EPs, 1 live album, and over 20 singles released.
This song is the title track of their 2nd album which was released in 2008.
Song Title: Watch Me Now
Album: On The Brink
Artist: The Thirst
Another English band which has been active in the music scene until 2016.
The had 1 full length album, 3 EPs and a couple of singles released since 2005.
This song is Track 7 of On The Brink album which was released in 2008.
Song Title: Walkabout
Artist: Atlas Sound
Atlas Sound is a solo project of Bradford James Cox from the band Deerhunter.
He had 3 albums released from 2008 to 2011.
This song is Track 3 of his 2nd album which was released in 2009.