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Ones to Watch in 2011: Fallulah

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Friday, June 3, 2011

Ones to Watch in 2011: Fallulah


Next to Sweden and the UK, Denmark might be my next favorite pop music pool. The country is responsible for popular acts including Raveonettes, Whigfield, Alphabeat and Infernal as well as guilty pleasures like Aqua. While electropop acts like Alphabeat and Infernal are great, there's a time and a place for everything and right now, singer/songwriter Fallulah's soothing, folk-pop voice fits my summery mood just perfectly. Fallulah is set to make her UK debut with the release of "I Lay My Head," on August 29th. Per the press release:
"‘I Lay My Head’ is three minutes of catchy, fun pop that starts with playful guitar and clapping and leads into a gorgeous chorus of strong husky vocals backed by Balkan
style drums, teasing tambourines and melodic xylophones. The video features Fallulah
doing a cute pop style shuffle routine which is crying out to be copied. Remixes come
courtesy of Star Athlete and Shooks."
Sounds amazing! You had me at tambourines and xylophones! While Fallulah may be a new name to most of us, in her hometown of Copenhagen (and throughout Denmark) she's already a star. The talented singer songwriter, who's voice and style could be compared to Bat For Lashes, Kate Bush and Lykki Li, was nominated for the Danish Grammies as well as the Critic's Choice Awards and recently performed on the finale for the Danish version of X-Factor and at the National Radio Awards, during which she claimed the "main prize." At the age of 26, Fallulah has seemingly accomplished so much already and is showing no signs of stopping.

Prior to releasing her debut single in August, Fallulah will make her debut appearance on stage in Britain at Hoxton Bar and Kitchen on June 15th. Her album, The Black Cat Neighbourhood, is due out sometime in early 2012.  Listen to "I Lay My Head" below and get ready to fall in love with this bright, new talent from Denmark.

Fallulah - I Lay My Head by PurplePR

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