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LILJA - Marble [LP]


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Cat. no: 3779265
Format: LP
Barcode: 0687437792656
Release Date: 4th December 2020
Genre: World Music

Over the last few years I have been travelling to work with local musicians all over the world. I have performed with raga musicians in India and Nepal, with circus artists in Ethiopia, with gnawa musicians in Morocco and Palestinians in a refugee camp in Lebanon.

I played with traditional musicians in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania and jazz musicians in New York, Reykjavik and Paris. When I was asked to go to Morocco to work with a gnawa musician, with whom I had no common language, I decided to use the opportunity to learn some French while I stayed in Paris for a while.

I asked people I met: What is your favourite word in French?.

I collected many beautiful words from the Parisians; some of them can be heard in the song.

Oddrun Lilja: guitar, backing vocal, violin, composition and co-production. Featuring Bugge Wesseltoft and Sanne Rambags.

Tracks: New York / Bagamoyo / Casablanca / Paris / Mekelle / Tyr / Kathmandu / Nairobi / Kolkata / Reykjavik

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