End of March, Jaune Toujours goes to Burkina Faso again, for a festival residence at Rock à Ouaga. They played there a first time in 2014 and collaborated with local Touareg rockers Derhan. This time, they share the scene and their musical ideas with local celebrity Patrick Kabré, a young singer and guitar player, also internationally known for his explosive mix of afrobeat, blues, rock and more traditional mandingue music.
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On the 7th of April, Jaune Toujours 20sth, Collector’s Box and Album will be internationally released! Uk distribution goes through Discovery Records, distribution in Germany, through Broken Silence and digital distribution worldwide through Pias Digital.
Poppunt Magazine published a double interview with Jaune Toujours’ Piet Maris and Roel Van Camp and Hannes d’Hoine from DAAU, about 25 years on stage. Read the full article (in Dutch) on the Poppunt website.
'Pale Tsha Kalo' is Mec Yek's spirited cover of 'Back to Black' by Amy Whinehouse.
The song is on their second album Super Diver City.
Sarah Baur made this somewhat magical-realistic clip in January 2017 for a contest of the Amy Whinehouse Foundation (Foundation working to prevent the effects of drug and alcohol misuse on young people).
Check out Mec Yek's Playlist on Choux de Bruxelles' YouTube Channel if you're up for wild and moody live videos.
WrittenInMusic.com gave the ’20sth’ Collector’s box a stunning 4.5/5 review! You can read the full review (in Dutch) directly at the Written in Music website.
Lambert Smits gave the 20sth collector’s box a 5/5 review on keysandchords.com.
“Sublime mix of folk, rock, ska, world music and African and Slavic influences by a Belgian band, celebrating with this box its 20th anniversary. Recommended! ”
Read the full review (in Dutch) at the keysandchords website.
Piet talked with Bruzz (Brussels Media) about 20sth years Jaune Toujours. Read the complete interview (in Dutch) on the Bruzz website!
Focus VIF made a little announcement for the new Collector’s Box ’20sth’, celebrating (more or less) 20 years Jaune Toujours.