Random Factoid #131 / Shameless Advertisement #6

6 12 2009

Congratulations to Beth Rowley and her song “You’ve Got Me Wrapped Around Your Little Finger” for taking over the long-held #1 most played song on my iTunes from Alexandre Desplat’s “Postcards.”

It should come to no one’s surprise that this track came from a soundtrack.  I first heard the song in the trailer for the movie “An Education,” and the soothing voice of Beth Rowley immediately struck me.  I had to hear more, so I bought the whole song off iTunes.  Then, as I started listening to it on repeat, I became curious to know more about Rowley.  After hearing a few of her songs, I bought her whole debut album, “Little Dreamer,” which is truly amazing.  She has a voice similar to Norah Jones but much more angelic.

So I decided to use this factoid to shamelessly advertise Beth Rowley.  I implore you to listen to some of her songs that I have embedded here from YouTube – my two personal favorites from the album – and instantly fall in love with this up-and-coming artist.


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7 12 2009
madhatter21

Hmmm…at the moment, “on The Rebound” by Floyd Cramer tops my playcount list. This is cool, because it’s also from the EDUCATION soundtrack.

It’s track two…the ditty they play over that gorgeous opening title sequence.

15 12 2009
Marshall

So I got the whole soundtrack (which has become the sound of studying for finals) and thanks to you, I have now fallen in love with “On the Rebound.”

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