Akwaba - TYA
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  1. Olelo Lohi (Speak Slowly)
  2. Coming Home
  3. Nonamata (Long Ago)
  4. Why
  5. Akwaba (Welcome)
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  1. Olelo Lohi (Speak Slowly)
  2. Coming Home
  3. Nonamata (Long Ago)
  4. Why
  5. Akwaba (Welcome)
  6. Follow the Light
  7. Soft Touch
  8. A Place to Rest
  9. Raindance
  10. Mama
  11. Naked
  12. Daybreak
  13. Why
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TYA is the stage name of one Maertin Scherl, a German keyboardist and programmer with an affinity for the music of aboriginal Australia and access to samples of singers like the Bulgarian Voices, Sarband, and Trinovox. And yes, the rational response to that information would be to say, "Oh good, another German electronica artist with Third World pretensions." But if you hold your perfectly reasonable suspicions in abeyance for about 15 minutes, Scherl may well win you over with his nicely developed melodies, subdued but ...

Akwaba 2004, Sequoia Records

UPC: 727044711524

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