Ingrid Michaelson

Kimbra's "Settle Down" video

Kimbra’s “Settle Down” video

“Love” can make you toss pride aside and do/say some pretty crazy things. This often sounds much better sonically than it looks, though. Think about it, if Robyn was really dancing alone in the corner of a club in an attempt to catch her old beau making out with his new love it would be pretty pathetic. But, when this concept is put to music it turns into a relatable tune filled with heartbreak and desperation.

Today’s Valentine’s Day post is all about the people who are willing to do anything to win their lover’s affection. If you’re thinking about texting your unresponsive ex for the twentieth time today, pres play on this playlist and know your favorite artists can probably relate. Continue reading

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Sara Bareilles and Ingrid Michaelson teamed up a few years ago for “Winter Song,” a song about how lonely the winter is without a lover.  Now the song is getting a fresh new spin. Today, John Legend dropped his new Hit-Boy produced song “The Beginning” and samples “Winter Song,” but features a knocking beat and lyrics (co-written by Kanye West) about a budding love instead of love lost.

“The Beginning” is just a buzz track, though. Legend will release the first single from his forthcoming studio album Love in the Future later this month. Continue reading

2012 brought us numerous creative visuals for singles from artists new and old and in all kinds of genres. The vary from artsy to sensuous to superficial to a depiction with depth, but all were dynamic music videos.

Here are the five music videos that stood out to us from 2012: Continue reading

I wasn’t a huge fan of “Blood Brothers” upon first listen a few months ago because it made me think of The Hangover and I couldn’t take it seriously. After hearing it several times this weekend thanks to the trailer for People Like Us, it’s definitely grown on me. Today she debuted the music video for the single and I must say I am SUPER impressed. Ingrid sits in a makeup chair for the entire video as she is transformed into celebrities like Lady Gaga, Beyonce, and the late Amy Winehouse. The video carries a simple, but powerful message: We look different, but at the end of the day we’re all the same.

Watch it here and let me know what you think!!