On a Lighter Note…(Coronavirus Edition)

Songs You May Have Missed #663

Pet Puma: “Spaceship” (2020)

A bouncy, infectious bit of funk pop from a five-piece out of London. As they work on a debut album, it’s tough times to try to book gigs to promote themselves.

But here’s hoping their happy sound finds a place on American radio.

Songs You May Have Missed #662

Pepe & The Bottle Blondes: “Rumba de 5 Kilos” (2000)

Whatever your expectations here, Portland’s Pepe Raphael and company will probably confound them.

Mixing Latin dance, opera, cabaret and comedic delivery, they may come across as a campy, over-the-top version of Pink Martini.

Hopefully, they’ll put a smile on your face and shake your booty!

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Songs You May Have Missed #661

Havelock: “China Doll” (2020)

London-based, still-unsigned Havelock is a guy worth keeping an eye on in the near future.

Single “China Doll” from his four-track EP TRY B4U BUY,  channels the trippy electronic flourishes typical of his previous release into a subdued, soulful vibe.

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