Barefoot Divas: Walk A Mile In My Shoes

The music of these six women singers is for the most part melisma-laden smooth soul, with a tough political edge

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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