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Susanna Baca - Espiritu Vivo

Susanna Baca - Espiritu VivoBaca fits in the forefront of world-music divas with Cape Verde’s Cesaria Evora and Brazil’s Virginia Rodriguez.  But where Evora evokes an aching sadness and Rodrigues projects spiritual tranquility, Peru’s Baca conjures up a dreamy mysticism laced with elements of both.  Steeped in Afro-Peruvian rhythms, sensuous songs like “La Noche y el Dia” have a power that belies their gentle delivery.  And when Baca sings Bjork’s “Anchor Song” in Spanish, the effect is truly otherworldly.

Terri Clark - Pain to Kill
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