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Amel Larrieux Interview (2009)

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9 Responses

  1. Devonte says:

    I loooOOOoove me some Amel Larrieux.

  2. Mark says:

    Nice interview. I LOVE AMEL LARRIEUX. Thank you so much for doing what you do and making such great music for us all…you are just such an extraordinary and fantastic visionary artist!

  3. Najeni says:

    Amel has an eclectic look at the world. She almost reminds me of a female rendition of Prince in how she approaches her art form. She doesn’t confine herself to 1 genre which is greatly appreciated like individuals like myself who listen to everything from classical, jazz, hip hop and even anime music. Because of amel I even bought some albums from artists that I am not familiar with such as Towa Tei.

    Interesting blog on her and Towa Tei http://mog.com/SerenityLife/blog/279478

    Thank you for an informative interview.

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