them what have poetic hearts and run their own shows with albums due or are likely to crop up on major international festival bills in 07...
1. Bright Eyes
2. Patrick Wolf
3. Emmy the Great
4. Saul Williams
5. Jamie T
Notable additional mentions: Kid Harpoon, M.Ward (on the Norah Jones album??), Johnny Flynn, Kate Nash, George Pringle, Adam Gnade, Phones, Uffie,Keiran Hebden, Bobby Conn, Beans on Toast, oh and dis label acts Emily Haines (from Metric/BSS), Brett Anderson and Martha Wainwright (new album is nearly written!) obviously.
I have this whole theory about 2007 being the year of the solo artiste more so than ever but also it being a great year for female artistes.