an endless list of female indie pop singers you need to listen to

from the obvious to the lesser-known, loosely categorized, but all female vocalists and groups with pop-rock-folk-indie-acoustic-jazz sounds; okay but for real if you don't know 3 or more of these ladies already you need to rethink your taste in music
  1. Amy Kuney
  2. Brandi Carlile
  3. Charlotte Martin
  4. Daughter
  5. Eisley
  6. Elizaveta
  7. Ella Mae Bowen
  8. Erin McCarley
  9. Feist
  10. A Fine Frenzy
  11. Fiona Apple
  12. First Aid Kit
  13. Florence + the Machine
  14. Holly Drummond
  15. Imogen Heap
  16. Ingrid Michaelson
  17. Kate Nash
  18. Katie Costello
  19. Kimya Dawson
  20. Kris Delmhorst
  21. Laura Marling
  22. Lenka
  23. Lily Allen
  24. Lucy Schwartz
  25. Mia Wray
  26. Mindy Gledhill
  27. Missy Higgins
  28. Mirah
  29. Priscilla Ahn
  30. Rachael Yamagata
  31. Regina Spektor
  32. Rosie Thomas
  33. Sara Bareilles
    {warning: if you don't know her already you may be a mole woman}
  34. Sarah Jaffe
  35. Sarah Jarosz
  36. The Staves
  37. The Vespers
  38. The Weepies
  39. Yael Naïm
  40. ZZ Ward