The song may be part of a movie, a kid's video or just a song we like. I'll try and include why we like it and/or the history of the song/singer.
This is a new band to me. The American band's name is Beirut. It looks like they've been around for awhile, so maybe some of you know them. I couldn't find that much out about Beirut. The singer is Zachary Francis Condon who started out being solo, and later added band members. They combine elements of both world music and indie-rock.
This song is called, Scenic World.
This song is called, Nantes.
This song is called, The Rip Tide.
You can read an article about them in the NY Times here.