Ugly Day - Mamou
Track Listing
  1. Dance on the Bayou (Danse Sur la Bayou)
  2. Papa et Pépère
  3. Opelousas Sostan
  4. It's Raining
  5. Joli Coeur
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  1. Dance on the Bayou (Danse Sur la Bayou)
  2. Papa et Pépère
  3. Opelousas Sostan
  4. It's Raining
  5. Joli Coeur
  6. Homme a Pitier (Man to Pity)
  7. Valse de la Vie (The Waltz of Life)
  8. Ugly Day Stomp
  9. Big Mamou
  10. La Danse de Mardi Gras
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Mamou, spearheaded by vocalist Steve LaFleur and fiddler Jonno Frishberg, are prime proponents of rock-tinged Cajun music. This CD includes a good version of "It's Raining," the heartfelt "Ugly Day Stomp" and several other tunes that have French lyrics, Cajun instrumentation and a pop underpinning and sensibility. It's not so much crossover or fusion as it is updated Cajun. Mamou, whose origins were as a hard rock group, performs with the same spirit, used in a Cajun setting. At times, they don't fully click, but when they ...

Ugly Day 1992, Rounder

UPC: 011661605022

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