Mayra Andrade - Stória Stória
Mayra Andrade is an award winning singer of the world music scene, charming fans with both her gorgeous voice and captivating performances. With Stória Stória this Cape Verdean continues moving towards Brazil, with an appetising roll call of key musicians from Brazil, France and Cuba who embrace jazz and contemporary music worlds. Produced by man of the moment Alé Siqueira, arrangements using piano, accordions, guitars, percussion and more in unusual ways are intricate yet catchy. The result is a series of songs which make the eternal themes of love and memory sound devastatingly original. For world music fans, this is undoubtedly a disc of the year.