Power Girls Playlist

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Listen up, ladies & gents. While the music world has always praised the outstanding voices of guys like Bob Dylan, Frank Sinatra, Kurt Cobain and Anthony Keidis, there’s nothin’ like a leading lady who can belt out some tunes. Check out this top list of unique songs featuring the sassiest, most talented chicks around today: 1. “Say You’ll Be There” by MØ – The Spice Girls debuted it in ’96, but Danish singer-songwriter MØ brings back this powerful female anthem with a punch.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSu-PKTIhuA

 

2. “Dimming Light” by Tennis – Tennis, an indie-pop group from Denver comprised of husband-and-wife duo Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley, showcases Moore’s sultry, sweet and catchy voice on this hit track that you’ll be singing for days.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_fyz5Li6k8

 

3. “Coffee” by Sylvan Esso – When singer Amelia Meath’s soothing voice meets this electro-pop background mix by producer Nick Sanborn, magic is born.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr5AIKRPIHo

 

4. “If I Could Change Your Mind” by HAIM – The sassiest girl-rockers out there do it big with this super-charged post-breakup song that’s anything but melodramatic. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ljg6g7BAdQo

 

5. “That’s What’s Up” (Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes cover) by Lennon & Maisy – 15 and 11 year-old sisters Lennon and Maisy will shock you with their outstanding vocals, sisterly harmonies and creative collaboration on this cover track.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-Mr2pmuad4

 

6. “Giving Up” by HAERTS - Lead singer Nini Fabi from this Brooklyn-based indie-pop band sings her haert out on this powerful, high-energy track.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Kg3YXoyRMM

 

7. “Little Numbers” by BOY - Swiss/German female duo BOY does it big with this fun, upbeat, sassy single that’ll leave you wanting more.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsyjS_vJfkw

 

8. “People Help The People” by Birdy – You won’t be able to get enough of English singer-songwriter Birdy’s outstanding voice on this moving track with an inspiring message.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmLNs6zQIHo&list=PLqoStuRLwFW89xSTMQcbpuRrRTLA-dZpe

 

9. “Tightrope” by Janelle Monáe – This cooler-than-cool song by an unbelievably talented chick will make you wanna dance for days…and days.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwnefUaKCbc

 

10. “Paris (Ooh La La)” by Grace Potter & The Nocturnals – Girl-rocker Grace Potter hits ‘em hard with this awesome femme-rock track.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHlhOgQ36m8

 

11. “Tesselate” (Alt-J cover) by Ellie Goulding –Check out Ellie’s completely transformative, original version of our favorite Alt-J song.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbcAvzlqVfw

 

12. “The One Thing” by Caroline Smith – Let Smith’s calming, soulful voice take you away for a little while as you listen to this atmospheric, mellow track.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxirIne9Eic&list=RDjxirIne9Eic

 

…There ya have it, folks. Listen to these ladies once, and you’ll understand that anything boys can do, girls can do better.