Qobuz Interview with Calypso Rose!

Qobuz had the opportunity to meet with the Queen of Calypso on the occasion of her new album release...

By Mareile Heineke | Videos | June 7, 2016

Do not be fooled by the small stature or seemingly advanced years of this Caribbean Queen: The seemingly endless energy that Calypso Rose presents on stage and in her music is nothing short of impressive! The ambassador of Caribbean carnival music thrills here with traditional sounds and recurring themes around the rights of women or disadvantaged fringe groups, in the truest sense of the word. An encounter with Manu Chao led to this musical collaboration and after the first few seconds of Far From Home, you can feel the modern influence of the French musician in the form of ska and reggae.

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