You've heard their voices on ''Grey's Anatomy,'' as opening acts, in the blogosphere -- we're betting a lot of music fans will be talking about them in the years ahead
Earlier this year, we turned you on to nine new female singer-songwriters we love. Now, here's our tipsheet of eight most promising male singer-songwriters.
The Backstory Thanks in part to fan John Mayer, who's taking him on tour this summer, the 28-year-old Californian's tender, raspy-voiced ballads are gaining wider notice. His songs have also turned up on Grey's Anatomy and American Idol.
For Fans of Mayer, Jason Mraz, Dave Matthews, and other melody hounds plus hall-of-famers James Taylor and Paul Simon. Released nearly a year and a half ago, Dennen's debut, So Much More, is a stealthy, still-climbing seller.
Best Track ''Darlin' Do Not Fear'' (myspace.com/brettdennen)
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