If I want to know what bands I really am loving (as if I can't figure it out...), I just look at what spends the most time in my car's CD player. Currently, the album I can't seem to remove from the player is "Sigh No More" by Mumford & Sons. I love a band I can't really pinpoint into a specific genre. I guess it's kind of alterna-folk-bluegrass. Sort of. And they are surprisingly spiritual in their lyrics. And I love that there are so many instruments in the band.
"Thistle and Weeds"
"Awake My Soul"
Live performance of "Little Lion Man" and "Roll Away Your Stone"
Working on getting tickets to see them at the Palladium in Hollywood next month. Hear more of their songs at their myspace page.
I'm also loving the band The XX a lot right now. Maybe I'll post on them, too.