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Contemporary Singer/Songwriters

Various Artists

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Great Playlist

This is a great playlist, one of the best 'essentials.' <3Straight Edge<3, there are many different styles of contemporary, you're probably looking at the wrong type of music. What this playlist represents is not dance music in any way shape or form, but better than Jason Mraz. What I don't get though is that Neko Case is on the artwork but not the playlist?

To "<3alicia ferrari<3":

"Contemporary" means modern-day, not a a specific genre of music. A lot of contemporary singer-songwriter music would not be easy to choreograph to, just like all jazz dance isn't necessarily danced to 40s and 50s jazz music. The point of theses essentials lists is to introduce people to new artists and bands they might not hear otherwise, so maybe try listening to some lesser-knowns and broaden your horizons? I'd have more respect for you.

I love this playlist! It introduced me to Josh Ritter who has quickly become one of my favorite artists and in my opinion one of the best songwriters ever. I think I found this for the first time after falling in love with Alexi Murdoch's music after seeing Away We Go. Great listening for anyone into songs with real ethos, in a playlist that flows nicely but isn't repetitive, like a good mix tape.

Ignorant people are the downfall of music

I've listened to more music in my 18 year life span than most people do in their life and it's because I actually open my mind to new music for that person who wrote the review about dancing contemporary there are different kinds of contemeporary but obviously you're too ignorant to actually listen to this music. The only reason you've heard Mraz and Voegele is because they actually went and cracked top forty but that's not a bad thing they're both good musicians but these bands are equally as good otherwise it wouldn't be lumped together. I may not like some of these bands necessarily but that's not gonna stop me from at least listening to them or listening to this genre there is so much more to music than just what breaks the top forty people! If you realized that the music world might not be in shambles as it is

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  • $20.82 The Basics
  • Released: Mar 01, 2011

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