Mazgani – September 20 2014
Mazgani is a song writer, singer and guitarist. In 2005, he was considered one of the best 20 new European artists by the French magazine “Les Inrockuptibles”
His debut album “Song of the New Heart” (2007) was hailed by the critics. In 2010, he edited “Song of Distance”, his second record, simultaneously with a compilation aimed at the international market, “Ladies and Gentlemen, introducing Mazgani”, published by the Finnish Fading Ways.
Mazgani released his third album “Common Ground” in 2013, which was considered an instant success by the press, and conquered the public during an international tour. In the week it was released, the album went to the second place in the Top 10 of best-selling albums on ITunes.
“Common Ground” was recorded in Bristol by two masters of music, John Parish (usual collaborator of PJ Harvey) and Mick Harvey (ex-Nick Cave the Bad Seeds, and also collaborator of PJ Harvey).
In statements to the Blitz magazine, veteran John Parish said that it was “a very pleasant and relaxed atmosphere, because everybody trusted the capacities of its partners”.
Mick Harvey, for its part, states that he accepted the challenge, because he “enjoyed the songs and felt a good sense of freedom from the author”, praising the inner strength of the singer-songwriter.
The result is a dense and rich music. Mazgani is a citizen and musician of the world , as well as an artist at the peak of his creativity.