Star Feminine Band - Songlines Music Awards 2021 Nominee | Songlines

Africa & Middle East

Star Feminine Band
Star Feminine Band (Born Bad Records)

Star Feminine Band 1 C.Jb Guillot
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Aged between ten and 17, these seven young women from Benin were assembled via a call-out for talent on a local radio station. The resulting album could have been a cheap gimmick – but instead it proved to be a glorious global-pop fusion of voodoo rhythms, highlife and Congolese rumba with trace elements of psychedelia and garage-rock. 

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