The all request FUV Mixtape playlist for Monday, February 23, 2015
Tonight at 9 we have a session with Elle King and all week her debut Love Stuff is the 'FUV #NewDig. Elle is French for "she." So this morning we're looking for songs with "she" prominently in the lyrics. Share your favorites below and we'll spin a set after 9am.
Here's what we played:
"She Cries Your Name" by Beth Orton
Elle King's time has finally come. Nearly three years after releasing The Elle King EP, this powerhouse singer has unleashed her mighty voice on the masses with a ferocious full-length debut album, Love Stuff. It's a brash and bold introduction to an artist who really impressed us at the FUV Live at CMJ showcase at Rockwood Music Hall last fall.
According to Elle King’s mom, she came out screaming. There couldn’t be a more fitting start to life for this feisty, big-hearted talent. It's no surprise that Elle has always been a performer—and a bit of a rebel. Beginning with violin at age four, the self-described tomboy has always had a hunger for picking up new things, including ice skating and playing the harp. But it wasn’t until she discovered rock and roll that her path was decided. She was 11.