Five Essential Songs
"Discovering the music of Björk when I was a teenager changed the course of my life," writes Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak in her "Five Essential Björk Songs" for FUV Essentials — just in time for the Icelandic musician's 53rd birthday on November 21.
Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack (photo by Shervin Lainez, PR)
Shannon Shaw (photo by Alysse Gafkjen, PR)
Amy Ray and Emily Saliers of Indigo Girls (photo courtesy of Propeller Publicity, PR)
Miles Kane (photo by Lauren Dukoff, PR)
[Ed. Note, October 2018: John Prine, along with the Lone Bellow and Shannon Shaw, will be performing at Holiday Cheer for FUV on December 3. Tickets are available now. Prine's latest album is The Tree of Forgiveness, released in the spring of 2018. It's his first collection of original songs since 2005's Fair and Square].
Joe Henry (photo by Glen Hansard, PR)
For PJ Harvey's birthday on October 9, FUV asked Wolf Alice's Ellie Rowsell if she might have some favorite Harvey tunes. So from a 2018 Mercury Prize winner to a two-time recipient of the award, this is Rowsell's "Five Essential PJ Harvey Songs" for FUV Essentials.
Wolf Alice (photo by Jono White, PR)