Amy Macdonald's new album Life in Beautiful Light out now.
Unfortunately, there aren’t that many records stores left in NYC (esp. the ones that’d sell new releases). I may just have to go up to Montreal for its still thriving records stores to purchase the CD or record.
There’s nothing like quite buying an album/cd at a record store, when one sifts through the bin, have the feel of the physical media, and then admire the cover art and sleeves of the album after purchasing it at a nearby pub or coffee shop over a drink, being excited and giddy and looking forward to listen to the whole album afterwards. One can’t have that experience from an MP3 or purchasing it online.  [I digress.]
As for Amy Macdonald:

Macdonald is the anti-diva. Polite, sensible, modest and still only 24, she defines herself in militantly ordinary terms. 
She has the hits, the looks and the footballer fiance, but Amy Macdonald isn’t your typical pop star.

And as for her new album:

the opening track on her third album, ‘4th July’ finds her in energetic mode, no doubt rejuvenated and refreshed, if a little older and wiser. The positivity is reflected in the lyrics. “Nothing and nobody is ever going to bring me down,” she declares defiantly on the title-track…

Even Perez Hilton is turning straight for her and Slow It Down.
Amy MacDonald also did a fun cover of Neil Diamond’s Sweet Caroline, Bruce Springteen’s Born to Run and an angelic renditions of Dancing in the Dark and Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah.
She’s seeing life in a beautiful light.
(photo via life in a beautiful light)

Amy Macdonald's new album Life in Beautiful Light out now.

Unfortunately, there aren’t that many records stores left in NYC (esp. the ones that’d sell new releases). I may just have to go up to Montreal for its still thriving records stores to purchase the CD or record.

There’s nothing like quite buying an album/cd at a record store, when one sifts through the bin, have the feel of the physical media, and then admire the cover art and sleeves of the album after purchasing it at a nearby pub or coffee shop over a drink, being excited and giddy and looking forward to listen to the whole album afterwards. One can’t have that experience from an MP3 or purchasing it online.  [I digress.]

As for Amy Macdonald:

Macdonald is the anti-diva. Polite, sensible, modest and still only 24, she defines herself in militantly ordinary terms. 

She has the hits, the looks and the footballer fiance, but Amy Macdonald isn’t your typical pop star.

And as for her new album:

the opening track on her third album, ‘4th July’ finds her in energetic mode, no doubt rejuvenated and refreshed, if a little older and wiser. The positivity is reflected in the lyrics. “Nothing and nobody is ever going to bring me down,” she declares defiantly on the title-track…

Even Perez Hilton is turning straight for her and Slow It Down.

Amy MacDonald also did a fun cover of Neil Diamond’s Sweet Caroline, Bruce Springteen’s Born to Run and an angelic renditions of Dancing in the Dark and Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah.

She’s seeing life in a beautiful light.

(photo via life in a beautiful light)

In honor of Euro 2012 starting today, here’s Amy Macdonald singing Flower of Scotland. Wish Scotland would’ve qualified just to hear her sing this. Makes me wish or feel that I were Scottish.

And as per a commenter on YouTube: “jesus, she looks like she’s ready to lead the invasion.

Amy Macdonald performing This is the Life with The German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in Luxembourg (2010).

*goosebumps*

How is she not known here yet? Oh, right, an American Idol or Glee has not yet cover one of her songs. Though they did at X Factor Poland. So, her known factor should be getting here soon, hopefully. Then again, maybe hopefully not. I wouldn’t want Z-100 overplay her songs; it’ll be overkill thus curtains for the song(s) and artist.

Previously

P.S. She did have an acoustic performance in NYC in 2008 somewhere on a rooftop in Midtown. Unnoticed by NYC then and now.

Slow It Down, Amy Macdonald

Album available June 11, 2012

But the 2 tracks CD import is now available, so are her previous 2 albums —This Is the Life and A Curious Thing

[Wish HMV, Tower Records, Virgin Megastore and the independent record stores were still around, instead of having one purchasing online from the likes of iTunes and Amazon]