This festive track, heavy on African pop, slides along with obvious influence by Ali Farke Toure. Listen further for the surprise: a Hebrew weave. Super fun for dance and celebration on steamy summer nights.
Surprise Hotel [mp3] – Fool’s Gold
The LA group, comprised of well studied, culturally diverse music aficionados [special love, they say, for benga (Kenya-based), juju (rooted in Nigeria), and the Congolese genre called soukous (mother of kwassa kwassa)], will release their self-titled debut record September 29th on IAMSOUND.
Fool’s Gold lineup: Luke Top – Bass, Lead Vocal; Lewis Pesacov- Guitar; Big Search- Guitar, Vocal; Jimmy Vincent- Guitar; Garrett Ray – Drums; Amir Kenan- Keyboard, Percussion, Vocal; Mark Noseworthy- Sax, Percussion; Brad Caulkins- Sax, Percussion; Percussionists: Orpheo Mccord, Erica Garcia, Michael Tapper, Salvador Placencia.
The tracklist: 1. Surprise Hotel, 2. Nadine, 3. Ha Dvash, 4. The World Is All There Is, 5. Poseidon, 6. Yam Lo Moshech, 7. Night Dancing, 8. Momentary Shelter.