Three "R"-themed tracks for your listening enjoyment
Reverend and The Makers - "Heavyweight Champion of the World"
Reverend and The Makers are an indie-pop band from the UK that received some success with the following track, which reach #38 on the UK singles chart. They are best known for opening for Oasis and for The Red Hot Chili Peppers in that band's concert in Glasgow.
Kate Rusby - "Old Man Time"
Described by The Guardian as "a superstar of the British acoustic scene," Kate Rusby is unknown to many listeners here in the States.
Layah Jane - "Reverence & Ridicule"
Yet another unknown singer to US listeners (she's from neighboring Canada), Layah Jane is best known in the states for having covered Cyndi Lauper's "True Colors" for a Dove soap commercial.
And a bonus...
Josh Ritter - "Girl In the War"
Another folk singer (this time American) who is largely unknown even in his own country.