Thursday, January 21, 2010

Rose Anthem/Polyphonic Blues by Irakli Kakabadze

Recorded in Tbilisi in 2004-05, Rose Anthem documents Kakabadze’s collaboration with Georgian rockers Irakli “Mefe” Charkviani and Ketato Pop in a highly charged mix of traditional folk polyphony and America rhythm and blues. Recorded a year later, Polyphonic Blues showcases Kakabadze’s ongoing collaboration with Gogi Dzodzuashvili/Postindustrial Boys, Georgia’s greatest creator of electronica.

Track listing:
1. Natalie Avery (3:55)
2. Tears and Joy (3:45)
3. Re-bell Atlantic (5:17)
4. Going to Shanghai (4:59)
5. Rose Blues Against War (11:29)
6. My Denomination (5:00)
7. Hey, Hey, Hey, Dude (4:12)
8. Post Feminist (4:31)
9. Main Street/Deconstruction Blues (4:31)
Music by Irakli "Mefe" Charkviani, Gogi Dzodzuashvili, Salome Korkota, and Ketato Pop. Lyrics by Irakli "Mefe" Charkviani and Irakli Kakabadze.