Music From Around The World

Experience the wonderful sounds of a wide range of international music. We have everything, including Afro-Caribbean, Latin, Kpop, Celtic Folk and more. Check out some of the amazing titles we own below:

African womanAFRICAN


Spirit Rising by Angelique Kidjo

Spirit Rising

Summary:  A musical representation of an uplifting live special Angélique Kidjo taped at WGBH Studios, Spirit Rising features guest spots from Branford Marsalis, Josh Groban, Ezra Koenig, Diane Reeves, dancers from the Broadway show FELA!, the Borromeo String Quartet, the Kuumba Choir, and a horn section courtesy of Berklee College.


Doko Mien by Ibibio Sound Machine

Doko Mien


Summary: Fronted by London born Nigerian singer Eno Williams, Ibibio Sound Machine is a clash of African and electronic elements inspired in equal measure by the golden era of West African funk, disco, modern post punk, and electro.

Korean womanASIAN


Follow: Find You by Monsta X

Follow Find You


Summary: Follow: Find You is the seventh extended play by the South Korean boy group Monsta X. It was released worldwide on October 28, 2019 by Starship Entertainment and distributed by Kakao M. The EP consists of eight tracks, including the title track, "Follow". 


Sunrise by Day6



Summary: Sunrise is the first studio album by South Korean rock band Day6. It was released by JYP Entertainment on June 7, 2017. This album features 14 tracks which consists of all 10 tracks that were previously released from January to May 2017 through Every Day6, tracks from Every Day6 June, rebooted version of "Letting Go,"and final version of "Congratulations."

Caribbean Man and WomanCARIBBEAN


  Gold by Bob Marley and the Wailers



Summary: Gold is a two-disc compilation album by Bob Marley and the Wailers that was released on the Island Records label in 2005. The compilation is intended to be a career-spanning retrospective, and no fewer than two songs are selected from each of Bob Marley and the Wailers' albums with the company.


Calypso by Harry Belafonte


Summary: Calypso is the third studio album by recording artist Harry Belafonte, released by RCA Victor in 1956. The album became his second consecutive number-one album on the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart, where it peaked for 31 weeks. Calypso was the first LP record album to sell over one million copies.


European WomanEUROPEAN


Emerald: Musical Gems by Celtic Woman

Celtic Woman


Summary: Celtic Woman: Emerald – Musical Gems is the ninth studio album by the group Celtic Woman released on 25 February 2014. Emerald - Musical Gems features vocalists Chloë Agnew, Susan McFadden, Lisa Lambe, and fiddler Máiréad Nesbitt on the PBS Special.


Rumba Flamenco by Various Artists

Rumba Flamenco


Summary: Assembled by Putumayo in 2002, this compilation takes an interesting look at some of the nuevo flamenco that came out of Spain in the '90s and early 2000s.


Latin man and woman LATIN


Soy El Mismo by Prince Royce

Soy El Mismo


Summary: Soy El Mismo is the third studio album by American singer Prince Royce. The album was released on October 8, 2013, by Sony Music Latin and became Royce's third number 1 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart in the United States.


11:11 by Maluma


Summary: 11:11 is the fourth studio album by the Colombian singer-songwriter Maluma, released on 17 May 2019 by Sony Music Latin. The album features guest appearances from Ricky Martin, Ozuna, Nicky Jam, Zion & Lennox, Madonna, Sech, Ty Dolla Sign, Chenco and Farina.

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Posted by KarenR on March 30, 2021