Here in the Frugality Is Free family we have quite a Jamaican heritage, and we are huge Bob Marley fans. So when we discovered that 1World Chorus was going to be celebrate Bob Marley with a 70th birthday tribute, we were eager to listen. Celebrating Bob Marley is a great tribute true to Bob Marley’s spirit, and the kids love it.… Read more
I had only heard one or two Michael Bublé songs, before I got my hands on Bublé’s new album “To Be Loved“, and now I surely feel as if I have been missing out on some great music over the years. I knew that there was a very specific Bublé style, but I certainly did not realize that I would fall in love with the Bublé style.… Read more
The new Shake It Up 1 < 3 Dance cd has arrived, and our three boys are surely shaking it up with their dance moves. The Shake It Up 1 < 3 Dance cd is loaded with music from Disney Channel’s hit series Shake It Up, and it features hit singles such as “This Is My Dance Floor” with Zendaya and Bella Thorne.… Read more
Lisa Loeb will be performing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno TONIGHT January 31st at 11:35 PM EST to promote her new album, “No Fairy Tale!”
Lisa Loeb is a storyteller, and with No Fairy Tale, her first rock album in 8 years, Loeb continues her storytelling through her lyrics. Loeb’s songs are easy on the ears, and her seventh album is filled with songs that makes you want to dance and sing a long at the same time.… Read more
Nelly Furtado released her new album The Spirit Indestructible last month, and it shows clear signs of a mature artist with her own style. The Spirit Indestructible spans several musical genres, and in between pop songs and dance rhythms there are hints of reggae, hip hop as well as a bit of funk.
I first remember Nelly Furtado from her debut album with songs like I’m Like a Bird and Turn Off The Light, which were big hits back in my clubbing days.… Read more
Finding appropriate music for tween boys that they actually like can be rather difficult, but Secret Agent 23 Skidoo has created the solution. At first glance Make Believers by Secret Agent 23 Skidoo seems a little confused, but after listening to a few of the songs, the purpose behind the madness emerges little by little. With about 40 guest artists and a mix of musical genres from hip hop, to R&B and even salsa rythms, there is a surprise around every turn on Make Believers.… Read more
Snow Patrol is on tour to celebrate the release of their new CD Fallen Empires, and I am excited to be giving away a signed copy of the Snow Patrol Fallen Empires album as well as a Snow Patrol poster to one of Frugality Is Free’s readers.
Snow Patrol is an alternative rock band based in Glasgow, Scotland, but it was formed by students from Northern Ireland in 1994.… Read more
With the start of kindergarten right around the corner, my five-year-old son has been busy preparing himself for his first day of school. The Ultimate Early Learning Collection from Twin Sisters Productions with its great learning songs has been a great tool to help my son get ready and prepared for the skills that are needed in kindergarten. The Ultimate Early Learning Collection contains a hard-cover activity book and four learning songs CDs, and it is the perfect collection to prepare young kids when transitioning from preschool to kindergarten.… Read more
What do you get when you put three elementary school teachers/parents/former kids together to make music? You get Recess Monkeys, a fun, upbeat and current band that creates children’s music based on real-life experiences. Recess Monkey’s recently released album Flying! is full of energy, enthusiasm and thrill about life as a child.