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Rough Guide to Planet Rock CD

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    Description

    Featuring the Cambodian-American psychedelia of Dengue Fever, the magnificent desert blues of Tinariwen, the Gypsy Punk of Gogol Bordello and the Tuvan rock throat singing of Yat-Kha, this album rocks!

    Artists are mixing rock into funky hybrids all over the world and Dengue Fever, a Los Angeles sextet fronted by the Cambodian pop star Ch’hom Nimol, blend the rhythms of 1960s Cambodian pop – heavily influenced by American surf, rock and early psychedelic garage bands – with their own eclectic mix of styles. Another heady Asian blend, Yat-Kha’s unique marriage of rock and traditional Tuvan throat singing is displayed on ‘In A Gadda Da Vida’, an out-there performance of a classic Iron Butterfly track.

    Enhanced Added Value: This album contains a data track that includes an interview with the compiler Johannes Heretsch and travel information from The Rough Guide To Travel Survival book.

    **** (four stars) 'A tremendously entertaining and instructive celebration.' Songlines

    Track Listing :

    Rough Guide to Planet Rock
    01 - Dengue Fever - We Were Gonna (Cambodia/USA)
    02 - Les Boukakes - Sidi H'Bibi (Algeria/France/Tunisia)
    03 - Tinariwen - Oualahila Ar Tesninam (Sahara)
    04 - Ba Cissoko - Sabolan (Guinea)
    05 - Hip Hop Hoodios - Kike On The Mic (USA)
    06 - Balkan Beat Box - Ya Man (Israel/USA)
    07 - Albert Kuvezin & Yat-Kha - In A Gadda Da Vida (Tuva)
    08 - Alms For Shanti - Superbol (India)
    09 - Yela - Dodosya (Reunion Island)
    10 - Donna Maria - Pao P'ra Multidao (Portugal)
    11 - Transsylvanians - Jánoska (Germany/Hungary)
    12 - Haydamaky - Listopad (Ukraine)
    13 - Rim Banna - The Grandma With A Limp (Palestine)
    14 - Etran Finatawa - Iledeman (Niger)
    15 - Konono No.1 - Ungudi Wele Wele (Congo)
    16 - Gogol Bordello - I Would Never Want To Be Young Again (Ukraine/USA)

    Music Style(s)
    African , European , Hungarian , Middle Eastern , North American , Rock , World

    Age Suitability
    Teen , Young Adult , Thirty-Something

    Ethics
    Ethically Produced

    Made In EU


    For a free zip file containing 30 second samples of all tracks
    - please click on the CD image below
    Rough Guide to Planet Rock CD

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