Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Tumble Bee by Laura Veirs family music album {review + giveaway}}

On November 8th, be ready to pick up your copy of Tumble Bee by acclaimed indie folk artist Laura Veirs. A music album inspired by the birth of her son and created by the fascination of children’s folk songs from the early 20th century of America. Songs like the ones found on this album were specifically chosen and should be whole heartily embraced and not long forgotten as years pass us by.

Tumble Bee features  guest vocals by Colin Meloy (From the band The Decemberist), Jim James (My Morning Jacket), Béla Fleck and more. The instrumentals and the twist on the classics bring a  new sound that most absurdly creates something unique!

There are thirteen tracks on this title and I was actually very surprised that I only recognized a few of the songs. This by all means is more reason to embrace this title and share folk songs once listened to and sung by our own Grandparents and Great Grandparents and so on with our current generation.

I loved that All the Pretty Little Horses was part of this collaboration. It’s an all time favorite lullaby that I sing to my children! I hadn’t heardd sung by anyone else in such a enchanting manner in some time. A few of the others songs I really like are King Kong Kitchie Kitchie Ki Me O, Down in the Medder, and Jump Down Spin Around. All the songs are growing on not just me but my children too especially my little boy who has in turn heard his mommy sing some of the titles to him through out the day.

I’m excited that Laura Veirs will be promoting locally in Portland. I’ve got hopes in catching a show soon! I highly recommend Tumble Bee and if you are around the Portland, Oregon or Seattle Washington area I hope you’ll try to catch a show too!  Until then if you’d like to pick up a copy remember, Tumble Bee will be available internationally on November 8th, from various retailers. The CD package is really cute and includes a D.I.Y. kit to make your own Tumble Bee mobile. Watch Laura’s instructional video.

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