Taken from their new album Forward, German nu-jazzers and electro swing crew Club Des Belugas' latest single is a slow, piano-driven soul beauty featuring a sultry and strident vocal from Ester Radu. With bass-following brass hits and studio drum hits slowly joining in on the fun, CDB prove their expertise at creating jazz-flecked modern soul beauties.
They say it's only a matter of time before America eventually closes in on Cuba and renders it Disneyfied. Well, with that eventuality in mind, it's recommended you check out this record ASAP as a great reminder of the authentic sound of old Cuba. The Bahama Soul Club were spawned from the creative team around Oliver Belz and aims to creative 'a delicious clash of Soul, Jazz and Latin with a vintage feel'. Here, on their third studio album, they've gone and done it! Highlights include the sassy "Moaners", the lean, mean "Cuervo Gold" and the quirky "Broken Piano".