Songs You May Have Missed #459


Nellie McKay: “David” (2004)


Nellie McKay’s debut was a genre-skipping jubilee bursting with fresh sounds and attitude. For a minute there, I thought this young lady might just take over the world.

It hasn’t happened, of course. But while the Ke$has and Gagas pull the Rolling Stone magazine covers and headlines for their weird behavior, artists like McKay go on making intelligent, inventive and classy art pop.

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