July 19, 2013 6:53 pm

Barefoot Divas: Walk A Mile In My Shoes

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The music of these six women singers is for the most part melisma-laden smooth soul, with a tough political edge
'Walk A Mile In My Shoes' album cover
 

The Barefoot Divas are six women singers of indigenous origin from Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

Their music is for the most part melisma-laden smooth soul; there’s a tough political edge, and a reggae skank, on Merenia Gillies’s ‘This One Be Killa’, which hymns those standing strong despite “indoctrination, race-relation, separation, sublimation, denigration, manipulation, victimisation …”


Barefoot Divas

Walk A Mile In My Shoes

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