Acoustic Europe [1/01 – 1/07]

01 Jan

Take a break from the frenzy of modern life with us this week as we explore the softer, quieter side of European Music. Let yourself slow down and relax to the acoustic rhythms of some of the brightest balladeers and singer-songwriters from Italy, France, Germany, Spain and the UK.

 

ARTIST

SONG

ALBUM

LABEL

COUNTRY

TIME

1

Presque Oui

L’ongle

Sauvez les Meubles / Paris

Sostenuto / Putumayo

France

3:02

2

2raumwohnung

Liebe

Melancholisch Schon / Music from the Winelands

It-Sounds / BMG / It Worx / Putumayo

Germany

4:21

3

Kate Rusby

Let Me Be

Underneath the Stars

Compass Records

England

3:55

4

Jarabe de Palo

Entre Las Barcas

1m2

Dro East West

Spain

3:51

5

Emiliana Torrini

Sunnyroad

Fisherman’s Woman / Women of the World: Acoustic

Rough Trade / Putumayo

Iceland / Italy

3:05

6

Simone Lo Porto

Il Girasole

La Valle Dell’Utopia / Italia

La Matricula / LifeGate / Putumayo

Italy

3:50

7

Rose

Sombre Con

Rose / Acoustic France

Source / Putumayo

France

3:34

8

Sinead O’Connor

Untold Stories

Throw Down Your Arms

Rocket Science

Ireland

3:40

9

Dougie MacLean

Feel So Near

Riof / Celtic Tides

Blix Street / Putumayo

Scotland

5:02

10

Gertrudis

Remedios

Gertrudis / Espana

Mass Records / Putumayo

Spain

3:28

11

Karine Polwart

What Are You Waiting For?

Faultlines

Neon Records

Scotland

2:49

12

Jorge Fernando

Velho Fado

Velho Fado / Music from the Winelands

Times Square Records / Putumayo

Portugal

3:52

13

George Dalaras

Sou Axize Mia Kaliteri Agalia

Thessaloniki – Giannena Me Duo Papoutsia Panina / Greece: A Musical Odyssey

Minos – EMI A.E. / Putumayo

Greece

3:33

14

Gianmaria Testa

Il Viaggio

La Valse d’un Jour / Italia

Le Chante du Monde / Putumayo

Italy

3:30

15

Thomas Dutronc

J’Suis Pas d’Ici

Comme un Manouche Sans Guitare / Acoustic France

Universal / Putumayo

France

2:10