Balladeer - The Best Of
Balladeer - The Best Of
Catalogue Number:WRASS031
Release Date:2001-04-23
Description:Ismael Lo is one of the most influential of Senegal's performers. His distinctive voice is matched by a beautifully sensitive guitar style which brings out the haunting songs for which he is famous. Lo is often referred to as the "Bob Dylan of Senegal" because of his guitar and harmonica combination coupled with his deep lyrics. A cool voiced balladeer , guitarist and harmonica player who along with his 12-piece band play strong, complex, percussion-laden mbalax songs that discuss important topics of racism, poverty, famine, and the relationships. Initially successful in France where his last album sold over 100,000 copies, the stage is now set for Ismael to make a similar impression on the UK