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American Goldwing by Blitzen Trapper 2011 release ... early 2012 listening
first Kathleen Edwards album for me ... one of those collections of songs that invite repeat listenings ...
been listening to this a bunch this year (2012), released late 2011
Not Your Kind Of People by Garbage 2012 spring/summer listening (fav track Beloved Freak)
Songs of Patience by Alberta Cross 2012
The Lumineers is the self-titled debut studio album by American rock band The Lumineers. The album was released in the United States on 3 April 2012, and contains the singles, "Ho Hey" and "Stubborn Love". The album has peaked at number 8 on the Billboard 200 chart.
The Whigs with Enjoy The Company (Sept. 2012) have zeroed in on their strengths & wound up with a rich, layered pop album that suggests a long, interesting future.