Following the double platinum success of her debut album 'Whoa, Nelly!' in 2000, Nelly Furtado releases the much anticipated follow up 'Folklore' on November 24th.
A record firmly rooted in folk tradition, as the title might suggest, 'Folklore' is a record that plays on traditional themes while remaining modern and fresh in sound. Says Nelly, "Folk is universal, the impulse to pick up a guitar and sing about what surrounds you exists in every language, every culture, every nation. It's spontaneous, earthy, family-oriented. The new album plays with those ideas, and we've used instruments like banjo and accordion and tablas and pipe organ and harp to represent that."
The first single from the album will be 'Powerless' released on December 8th. With a heavy break beat, banjo throughout and its amazing chorus, the track is musically unique, and from the first moment she begins to sing, is uniquely Nelly. Twelve tracks in all, 'Folklore' is packed with melody, emotion and feeling. Nelly is just 23, but with all the experiences and discovery that touring the world and becoming a star at such an
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