Passport Approved Top 10:

1) KATΙA – "California Baby" (BMG, Scandinavia)
2) MIDNIGHT TO MONACO – "One In A Million" (Future Classic, N. America)
3) MIDDLE KIDS – "Edge of Town" (Unsigned, Australia)
4) INHEAVEN – "Baby's Alright" (Epic, UK)
5) BLOSSOMS – "Getaway" (Virgin, UK)
6) ATLAS – "Warheart" (Universal, Sweden)
7) BEN DEY & THE CONCRETE LIONS – "Life On Mars" (Unsigned, South Africa)
8) BLACK HONEY – "All My Pride" (Foxfive Records, UK)
9) STATE LIGHTS – "Love Is In Your Eyes" (Unsigned, Ireland)
10) VANT - "Karma Seeker" (Parlophone, UK)



Artist Of The Week

Dublin’s Tara Lee is a rising singer/songwriter/producer and actress now based in London. Citing influences ranging from Blondie to Massive Attack to heartfelt songwriters such as Tori Amos and Diane Warren, Tara has the unique ability to write raw emotional and connecting ballads to contemporary edgy pop songs. Tara was asked to compose the theme song for the International TV series Jack Taylor and was also featured in the new series The Fall, the hit BBC drama where she starred alongside Gillian Anderson and Jamie Dornan. Tara had a busy 2015 filming the UK movie Moon Dogs, where she performs a leading role, directed by Philip John (Downton Abbey). Tara will also be playing the lead support role in the new Irish film A Date for Mad Mary, produced by the award winning director Ed Guiney (The Guard/Garage), which won Best Film at the Galway Film Fleadh. Tara is an accomplished songwriter and in recent months has written with Blair MacKichan (Paloma Faith, Sia, Lily Allen), Justin Broad (Jessie J, Raleigh Ritchie, Izzy Bizu) and Jonas Quant (No Doubt, Hurts, Kylie Minogue). She’s currently writing and recording with renowned producer Jonas Quant and is due to release her new EP over the coming months.