Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
World Music: Indian-influenced pop
No longer recording. Lead singer, Sheila Chandra, is now a solo artist.
Wikipedia's entry on Monsoon
Unique; like Sheila Chandra's early solo work
An unusual mix of bouncy pop with an eastern-Indian flavour and instrumentation, and Sheila Chandra's stunning voice. (Neile)
Recommended first album:
Monsoon, a compilation (I think) has just been re-released.
Monsoon Featuring Sheila Chandra
Re-released 1995—Mercury (Polygram)—314 526 527-2
Wide in U.S.
Recommended for lovers of pop with a difference. (Neile)
Hugh Jones and Steve Coe
A really fun collection of songs. At first I found it too pop for me, but its unusual instrumentation has grown on me. (Neile)
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