Get wild, but don't go crazy...
Catherine Pierce , Allison Pierce
Flicking through Alan Pownall’s Rolodex will give you a fair impression of the musical company he keeps: there’s Adele - she personally invited the singer to support her on tour; Mumford And Sons
Spectral Scots who specialise in ghostly Americana.
Perhaps best known in relation to Kurt Cobain and the biopic 'The Devil And Daniel Johnston' this songwriter has battled mental illness to reach critical acclaim.
Kevin Devine is a Brooklyn based singer/songwriter, soon to release his fifth album 'Brother's Blood' on Big Scary Monster Records.
Wavves is essentially a one-man project.
New wave songsmith Elvis Costello is a graduate of the Stiff Records school of talent.
From Wikipedia (Feb 2009):
One time lead singer with The Soft Boys, Robyn Hitchcock is a true original. His surreal, often stream of consciousness songs are psychedelic but really exist in a world of their own.
Oregon based singer songwriter Richard Swift combines a novelists eye for detail with a love for 70s production values.