Enji - Ursgal (lp + Dl Code)
Catalogue No.: SQM009
Release Date: 3 Feb 23 (back in)
LP Vinyl includes DL code
Tracklist: A1) Zavkhan 03:28 min A2) Diary of June 9th 02:30 min A3) Gandii Mod 03:45 min A4) I’m Glad There Is You 03:46 min A5) Khorom 05:03 min B1) Sevkhet Bor 04:40 min B2) Ursgal 05:56 min B3) Aya 03:13 min B4) An Untitled Hil 04:54 min
On her second album Ursgal Mongolian singer Enji creates a unique blend of Jazz and Folk with the thousand-year-old traditions of Mongolian music. Currently based in Munich, her lyrics tell personal stories about unbearable distances, the oddness of being on earth and the simple truths in life. She’s accompanied by Paul Brändle on guitar and Munguntovch Tsolmonbayar on double bass. Born in Ulaanbaatar, Enji grew up in a yurt to a working-class family. Having always been drawn to music, dance and literature, she initially wanted to become a music teacher with little ambitions to compose or be on stage. A program by the local Goethe Institute sparked her passion for Jazz and eventually led her to become a performing artist. Inspired by the music of Carmen McRae, Ella Fitzgerald and Nancy Wilson, Enji started writing songs of her own, cherishing this newfound means of expression. Ursgal is the first record featuring her original compositions.
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