Emotional Rescue is delighted to offer this compilation of music from Elaine Kibaro and her particular coalesce of chanson, folk, balearic and touch of disco, all encased in her strong French and North African roots.
The music included here, released between 1979 to 1989, is an expression of her development, of music changes matching growth in life, conveyed through her emotions in song. Opening with the spoken word Introduction from her debut album, “Mirrors” and the folk rock of melodies of Le Réveil from the 1981 follow up, Au Soleil, her early works are characterised by band, orchestra and choirs complimenting her voice as one.
This is further heard on the mystical Sorcière, psyche percussion of Secret, the marching Le Guerrier and the inclusion her first “hit” with Aurore, appearing here in all it’s extended, off-kilter guitar meets organ form.
Exploring sensitivity and desires the compilation matches these earlier folk and world inspired songs with her move towards electronic production that accompanied a return some 4 years later, adding balearic and even pop dance found on 1985’s Le Long De Fleuve Amour and the following 1989 opus, in… more