Add Date: July 27
Artist: Colleen and Paul
Album: Colleen and Paul
Comments: A very nice folk pop record from the Toronto duo Colleen and Paul. Reminiscent of She & Him or Jenny Lewis' solo music, the great songwriting on this self-titled release is eclipsed only by Colleen Hixenbaugh's magnificent vocals. (The late Johnny Cash described her as "a star among us with the voice of an angel.") Try "Mermaids and Surfer Girls," "Crepe Suzette" and "A Home in the Top Boughs."
Bonus points: Colleen and Paul will be on tour this fall with the legendary Ron Sexsmith, who, as it happens, is married to Colleen.