Label: Master Sound Records - MS 020 • Format: CD Album, Reissue Digipak • Country: Russia • Genre: Rock, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Folk Rock, Blues Rock, Hard Rock
Pages Home Guestbook. This highly unusual formation combines British pop music with Russian folk. The members first met on a starry night in Agrigento, Sicily in Also performing at the festival that year was the Russian folklore group Karagod, and by pure chance Jamie and Tibor heard four members of that group singing spontaneously at a late night party in the courtyard of their hotel. Neither will ever forget the effect this soulful music had on them. Without a moments hesitation they asked the Russians whether they would be interested in creating a band, and Baba Yaga was born.
Their first album was recorded and released independently in Hungary, and this, in addition to some early showcase concerts in Budapest and Berlin, was enough to gain the interest of international record producer Leslie Mandoki, and the German record company DSB. The result of this collaboration was the album Baba Yaga, which was recorded in Munich and Budapest, and released throughout Europe. The power of the music, as Beating My Dreams Away / Разрушение Мечты - Baba Yaga - Куда ты Пойдешь?
as the infectious fun which the members are obviously having when they play together, ensure that Baba Yaga are favourites wherever they play, and almost always Various - Reggae Gold 94 invitations to return.
The latest album, Secret Combination, contains songs and recordings dating from until the present day, and was recorded in Budapest and Moscow. It shows how the combination has matured, and how the members' understanding and respect of eachother's music has developed over years of travelling and performing together. But above all it demonstrates how the members feel the same excitement and sense of fun which has characterized the band since that first night in Sicily.
Baba Yaga pairs together folk music from the depths of the russian soul with some serious rock 'n' roll. If you like folk-rock in its many guises, this might be for you. Newer Post Older Post Home.
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