Recorded by legendary sound engineer Stuart Sullivan in Austin, Texas. Stuart wrote blues history when he recorded the T-Birds' first LP in 1979. The Toulouse, France-based band comes across naturally und sounds better than many of their US contemporaries. The new album presents thirteen originals and one cover. Vocalist Bernard Sellam is one of the best European singers I have heard in a long time. With his full tone and beautiful timbre his vocal style is reminding me of Tad Robinson's. I can hear Texas and Chicago style blues in AWEK's music. There's also some blues from the swamps in Louisiana, and a little jazz-flavored swing. But foremost, this is excellent craftmanship. The band's name may sound rather weird, but their music is first class. Recommended. BERNARD SELLAM - gtr/voc, STEPHANE BERTOLINO - hca, JOEL FERON - bass, OLIVIER TREBEL - drums.
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