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The Mid-Week Pick-Me-Up Vol. 1

Wednesdays are always a time to celebrate! It is hump day! Two more days until the weekend, time to celebrate! I am starting a new series where I present ten songs that will help you celebrate your Hump Day and make your week more awesome!

Check out the songs below! What is your favorite song? Let me know in the comments!

The Mid-Week Pickup for August 18, 2021

“Where Did You Go” by Frederik Cornelius

About the artist: Under the influence of various musicians like Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Father John Misty, etc. Frederik Cornelius has made his own unique and true to the feeling sound which can be heard throughout his first album. Cornelius and At Your Service have warmed up for some of Denmark’s biggest acts including Halberg – Larsen, Burhan G . And this summer they are sharing stages with bands such as The Minds Of 99, LIGA, Etc.

“Next to Me” by Hank Quillen

About the artist: Hank Quillen is an actor/songwriter/producer who writes and records his own songs and has appeared in hit TV shows and feature films such as The Nice Guys, Logan Lucky, and The Vampire Diaries.

“I Can’t Resist You” by SoundBrakers

Make sure to check out the SoundBrakers on Instagram!

“Never Walk Away” by Nicholas James

About the artist: Nicholas James is an Australian singer, songwriter guitarist. His music is influenced by contemporary artists such as John Mayer and Ed Sheeran. Guitar-based pop songs coupled with authentic, heartfelt vocals and understated instrumental arrangements present a fresh take on the age-old tradition of biographical storytelling and song writing.

“Hidden verity” by Mrs. Yellow

About the song: “’Hidden verity’ is about telling the truth. The truth about what is really happening in the world and in the society. How people in unfortunate countries are getting treated by high-ranking people. No feelings and no emotions. Just pride. It’s cold blooded slavery and barely nobody knows about this and those who do, doesn’t make a change. And if that isn’t enough, this terrible industry is also destroying the nature on the same. It’s absurd, someone has to speak up! So here It is.” — Mrs. Yellow

“Last train” by Smiling Horse

About the Artist: Hans Vleugel raised in a musical Dutch family with eleven kids. Get his first guitar when he was eleven years old as a birthday present from his elder sister who was the singer in a band. His oldest brother taught him how to play and Hans started to write his songs by the age of twelve. Now. they had a complete family music orchestra and played on lots of occasions like weddings and birthday parties

“Minyan in a Ghost Town” by Rebecca Karpen

About the song: “The day after I went into lockdown, I had a terrible anxiety attack and wrote an entire EP and this is my debut single from that aforementioned EP. I feel like the lyrics are pretty self-explanatory here. All streaming proceeds will go directly to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and likewise, the rest of the EP proceeds will as well.” — Rebecca Karpen

“In The Dark” by Botero Music

About the song: “”In the Dark” is a song about contrast. A bright chorus contrasting with a dark midsection, somewhat melancholic lyrics accompanied by bright chords and indie production. This song grabs you straight away and does not let you go. Perfect for summer drives and belting at the top of your lungs.” — Botero Music

“Call Home” by Steven Faulkner

About the song: “”Call Home” is a song about the power of comfort & seeking help, in a world where people are embarrassed or ashamed to admit their mental health is suffering. Taking influence from the likes of Chris Cornell, all parts were written, performed, and arranged by me, with the strings performed by Natasha Pattinson.” — Steven Faulkner

“Whisky Man” by Dazzle Rebel

About the artist: Born on the cusp of the Generation X and Millennial cohorts, Dazzle Rebel sits in that weird void between generations. Out of time and out of place, his music is neither hip nor classic but that’s the way he likes it.

As a songwriter, Dazzle Rebel has created a vast songbook of music and collaborations with other artists. His sound is heavily influenced by the 90’s alternative scene and fringe rock legends such as Warren Zevon and Captain Beefheart. With wide and varied influences he describes his genre-bending sound as ‘Fringe Rock’.


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