We are delighted with the announcement from Ian Anderson on Lopa Kothari’s BBC Radio 3 show and a tribute to Nelson Mandela tonight that our Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita album, Clychau Dibon, has won the fRoots magazine Critics Poll Album Of The Year for 2013.
Congratulations Seckou, Catrin and the team and thanks to everyone who feels the force!
Clychau Dibon is in the Top Ten albums of the year over at Songlines Magazine
http://www.songlines.co.uk/world-music-news/2013/10/songlines-best-albums-2013-announced/, nominated for album of the year at fRoots http://www.frootsmag.com/content/critpoll/ and has also been nominated in two categories at the BBC Folk Awards (best traditional track and best duo) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03ldc63/profiles/winners-nominees
“Amazing. UK resident Seckou Keita gets nominated in the BBC Folk Awards (2 nominations out of 37, jointly shared with a Welsh musician, and the first UK ethnic minority artist nominated in living memory, if ever.)” Ian Anderson – Folk Roots
We are very pleased and proud to announce that Seckou’s album Miro has gone straight to No1 in the world music charts. For more information go to http://www.wmce.de/?chartUrlMonth=2&chartUrlYear=2013
Seckou’s track Hino will be appearing on the latest Jazz FM limited edition compilation available from Jan. The CD entitled “A world of Discovery” will also be carried on all BA planes in flight entertainment systems,on both short and long haul.
This album, which is the third in the series, consists of a unique selection of largely undiscovered tracks from many of the less known corners of the musical globe.