Playlist: Womad Festival [Charlton Park, Malmesbury; Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th July 2019]

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Battling against the increasingly difficult task of providing festival goers with international music, this staple of the festival scene always finds new ways to charm and expand its horizons.

WOMAD, or as reggae’s washed-up star Ken Boothe repeatedly called it last year during his Thursday night headline set, ‘The World’s Festival’ is a celebration of music and culture across the planet. It is ambitious, political, brilliant, and struggling to survive in a world where it becomes more and more difficult to bring in artists from overseas due to racist government policy.

Last year, artists were pulling out all over the place, and Tal National had to pull off an exceptional show, despite missing half the band who had to be left at the border. The line-up this year reflects that; the names are getting smaller, and the bigger artists tend to be from America and Europe. The mounting costs of paying for top artists from countries not on the British government’s list of acceptable countries has significantly degraded the level of headliners.

Despite this, they can still pull in some big acts. Damien Marley, although a bit 10-years-ago, will be a popular edition, and if you are not excitably screaming ‘I try’ as loud as you can when Macy Gray dons the main stage, then there is no pleasing you.

However, WOMAD is not a festival where you go just to see the headliners. Its beauty is that evening Siam slot where there’s a Georgian choral group, Iberi Choir, or an Indonesian gamelan dance troupe, Kyai Fatahillah Ensemble. WOMAD delivers an eclectic selection of folk, jazz, and all sorts, allowing for experimental, boundary-pushing music on its audiophile d’n’b stage. If you’re willing to listen to anything and experience everything, then this is the festival for you.

Ghost Track LeineRoebana

Ghost Track is back in Europe for the second season! Last season Ghost Track set fire to audiences in both Netherlands and Indonesia. LeineRoebana Dance Company with 5 dancers from Holland collaborated with 3 dancers and 7 musicians from Indonesia and the notably renowned composer Iwan Gunawan. His energetic gamelan music is played live by ensemble Kyai Fatahillah. The performance witnesses the wealth and creativity that is released when two cultures enter a profound dialogue and merge into the unknown. Preceding a tour in Europe in September/December 2013, Ghost Track has been invited this Spring to festivals in Innsbruck (Austria) and Oldenburg (Germany). Fall 2013 Ghost Track will tour through the Netherlands We would be honored to welcome you as our guest at one of these performances.

Anna Calvi - Hunter (Official Video) (Explicit)

Anna Calvi - "Hunter" from the album of the same name, out now on Domino Record Co. Subscribe to Anna Calvi on YouTube: Order 'Hunter': Digital: Stream & Save "Hunter": Director - Matt Lambert Producer - Hugo Marcel Executive Producers for Prettybird - Juliette Larthe, Hannah May Executive Producers for Iconoclast - Nils Schwemer, Jannis Birsner DoP - Cezary Zacharewicz Art Department - Marie Patzer 1st AD - Mara Fiedler Steadicam - Axel Zschernitz 1st AC - Claudia Schoor 2nd AC - Carola Rodriguez Sanchez Gaffer – Thomas V. Klier Electrician – Volker Langholz DMX Board Op. – Lukas Hippe Costume Designer – Larissa Bechtold Costume Assistant – Zach Steiner-Fox Hair and Make-Up Artist – Servullo Set PA – Henry Mills Runner – Réda Ait Production Intern – Sarah Hollfeld Editor – Judy Landkammer Colour Grading – Greg Reese at The Mill Follow Anna Calvi: YouTube: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Follow Domino Record Co: YouTube: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram:


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Maija Kauhanen - Tarinaisi

Maija Kauhanen - vocals, kantele & percussion Recorded live in a single take. All instruments played live at the same time. Music by Maija Kauhanen/trad. Recording, mixing and video production: Janne Airaksinen / JanneAir Filmed in Levin Iglut in Finland / Dec 2018.

Macy Gray - I Try (Official Video)

Macy Gray's official music video for 'I Try'. Click to listen to Macy Gray on Spotify: As featured on The Very Best of Macy Gray. Click to buy the track or album via iTunes: Google Play: Amazon: More From Macy Gray Let's Stay Together: Must Be Nice: Hypothetically: More great Classic RnB videos here: Follow Macy Gray Website: Facebook: Twitter: Subscribe to Macy Gray on YouTube: --------- Lyrics: Games, changes, and fears When will they go from here? When will they stop? I believe that fate has brought us here And we should be together, babe, But we're not I play it off, but I'm dreaming of you I'll keep my cool, but I'm fiendin. I try to say goodbye and I choke I try to walk away and I stumble Though I try to hide it, it's clear My world crumbles when you are not near Goodbye and I choke I try to walk away and I stumble Though I try to hide it, it's clear My world crumbles when you are not near

DakhaBrakha - Monakh

re:evolution film / mental dRive studio Режисер - Віктор Придувалов Оператор - Євгеній Креденцер Другий режисер - Дарина Римарева Фотограф - Олена Божко Дрон - Максим Рубан re:evolution film / mental dRive studio Director - Victor Priduvalov Cinematographer - Eugene Kredentser 1st AD - Daryna Rymareva Photographer - Helen Bozhko Drone - Max Ruban. Слідкуйте за нами: booking: +38(067)235-94-06

Fatou Seidi Ghali (Les Filles de Illighadad) - Telilit

Fatou Seidi Ghali performing the track Telilit from the album Les Filles de Illighadad, available on LP and download at Footage from: "A Story of Sahel Sounds." Les Filles de Illighadad on Bandcamp: http://lesfillesdeillighadad.bandca... Les Filles de Illighadad on Instagram: Les Filles de Illighadad website:

RURA Day One

Day One - from the bands 3rd album 'In Praise of Home' (2018) 'Day One' arr. Steven Blake, Adam Brown, David Foley & Jack Smedley

Pizzica Indiavolata - Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino

Track from CGS' new album Pizzica Indiavolata (2012, Ponderosa music and art) PIZZICA INDIAVOLATA (lyricis and music: traditional; arrangement by CGS) addo te pizzecau maria luisa sutta lu giru giru de la camisa lu Santu Paulu mia miraculusu famme la grazia a me ca su carusu lu Santu Paulu mia de galatina famme la grazia a mie fammela 'mprima lu Santu Paulu mia de le tarante fanne la grazia mo a tutte quante balla maria balla balla forte ca la taranta è viva e nun è morta - - English and French translations available at: ______________________________________ Pizzica Indiavolata is the seventeenth album in the CGS history. It comes as the culminating point of a two-year journey, which led the band to perform with great success all around the world, with over 60 concerts in 2011 alone, between Italy, Spain, Croatia, France, Canada and the United states of America. The new cd is composed of traditional tracks of the Salentino and Grecanico repertoire. They have been re-arranged and presented with a modern touch, together with new original compositions, be that in the music and the words, born out of the need to reframe the use of popular music, in tune with the problems and issues, the everyday life. Popular music has always satisfied an immediate and urgent need, emerging from what we experience in our lives, day by day. This is why there will be over half of newly composed songs in the album, with words in dialect and griko, which will be about the present. The others are taken from the oral tradition, but with a universal significance that is still relevant nowadays because timeless. Pizzica Indiavolata is a music therapy, coming from the tradition of tarantism, composed to exorcise however, with the sound of a music both ancestral and modern at the same time, the evils of our days. The album can boast the presence of special guests renowned on the international scene such as the kora player Ballake Sissoko, the maestro from Mali and one of the absolute best African musicians, who appears in no less than three songs. There is also the Anglo-French singer song-writer Piers Faccini, eclectic and prominent personality in the panorama of European international songs, who is the composer of one of the original lyrics of the album. The cd will be out in all of Italy from October 23, and from February 2013 abroad. The album is promoted with the support of Puglia Sounds. _______________________________________ CGS Mauro Durante: frame drums, violin, voice Giulio Bianco: harmonica, flutes, zampogna Emanuele Licci: voice, bouzuki Maria Mazzotta: voice, stones, castanets, plats Massimiliano Morabito: diatonic accordion Giancarlo Paglialunga: voice, tamburello (tracks 3, 5, 7, 10, 13), cupa cupa, tapan Silvia Perrone: dance Luca Tarantino: classical guitar, battente guitar, bass, oud, backing vocals

Cymande - Bra

From the original LP of 1972 on Janus Records 30yrs+ and still going strong. Straight from my deck to youtube.

Calypso Rose - Abatina (Full Version)

Calypso Rose new Album ‘Far From Home’ available on May 27th here : Stream it : Subscribe to my channel: FB : Website : From Trinidad & Tobago, Calypso Rose and is the undisputed queen of Calypso for more than 40 years. After having produced 30 albums and composed 800 songs, she lives today in the Queens in NYC. Her next album “Far From Home” will be released on June 3rd 2016 on Because Music (Manu Chao, Major Lazer, Amadou & Mariam, Christine And the Queens, Selah Sue, Metronomy…).

Lindigo - Ahi Na Ma

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  1. Seb Pitman

    “ If you’re willing to listen to anything and experience everything, then this is the festival for you.”
    Well said. Womad in a nutshell.

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