• artist:KOA
  • release year:2006
  • style(s):Gypsy, Latin
  • country:Czechia
  • formats:CD (Compact Disc)
  • record posted by:Indies Scope Records
  • label:Indies Scope Records


. In the new album, Koa oscillates with utmost ease between folk, rock, Latin music, jazz as well as Romany music. This is thanks to a great authorial contribution of the accordion player and pianist Mário Bihári, clearly referring to Slovak Romany roots, an excellent signer (often compared with Stevie Wonder) who is able to connect pain with joy through voice and heart as is typical of Romanies. His lyrics are reflective, too, and they let us look deep inside the author’s soul. The genre variety of the album, charged with musical, arrangement and textual ideas, suggests that also popular music may bring deep experiences. Good news for Zuzana Navarová’s fans is that the album contains four songs (Gatì (Pants), Zelí a prejt (Sauerkraut and Sausage), Valentýna and Jestøábovi) composed and sung (in case of three of them) by Zuzana Navarová herself. These songs were prepared for another, unfortunately not realized, album.