Cabo Verde’s First Lady: Cape Verdean singer Lura talks to Songlines prior to her WOMAD performance about her heritage, and how she’s now a responsible rebel
Other features include artist Mark Mulholland who chats about his new project and album The Afro-Haitian Experiment; we speak to singer and multi-instrumentalist Mercedes Peón about her role in the revitalisation of Galician traditional music; Manchester based-band Edward II discuss the inspiration behind their latest project; plus the latest CD, book and world cinema reviews to get stuck into.
The issue’s Top of the World covermount CD includes brand new tracks from Trinidadian calypso queen Calypso Rose, musician and record producer Quantic and Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano, plus an exclusive playlist from English playwright and screenwriter Lee Hall, who talks about his love of music.
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