VV's cover of 'This Charming Man'...

With her soulful pop ditties attracting a wealth of admirers already, there seems no uncertainty regarding VV Brown’s commercial success in 2009.

The newcomer was picked by many critics as a one to watch at the turn of the year, and her single releases to date – ‘Crying Blood’ and ‘Leave!’ – back up the hype to some extent. Sure, there’s more to come, but what we’ve had so far bodes extremely well.

Known to write on a one-string guitar, as you do, VV’s own material shines with an effervescence that can get lost in po-faced ‘serious’ pop. Where other female solo artists pour their hearts out to the somber sounds of piano fires, VV embraces the upbeat, tapping a toe whatever the emotional weather.

And she’s also a dab hand at cover versions, as it happens, hence today’s TotD – ‘This Charming Man’. Stream the track above.

Find VV Brown on MySpace HERE and see her in April at the Camden Crawl.


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