Various Artists – Beginner’s Guide To World Music

Moderately entertaining introductory selection

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The distinguishing mark of world music is that it’s sung in other languages, which makes lyric sheets and translations crucial for comprehension. This three-disc guide fails to provide any such documentation, leaving the tracks to succeed or fail as pure sound-events.

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