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Princesses Nubiennes – Les Nubians

Soothing hip-hip with heavy r&b influences….mostly sung in French with the creamiest of voices. They also mix in a lot of real instruments for a more organic sound….a little like Sade (there is a cool cover of “Tabou”) or maybe Erykah Badu.

There’s something mesmerizing about listening to music sung in an unrecognizable language (ok, my ancient high school French allows me to understand every 10th word or so).

The first time I listened to this CD I flashed back to the time I was in the hospital and tried to watch a Boston Bruins game on some channel out of Montreal:

    …blah blah blah blah! blah…blah blah Ray Bourque blah blah…

(First posted on Mark Is Cranky)

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