Beirut


"My Night with the Prostitute from Marseille" from the double EP March of the Zapotec/Holland 2009 iTunes It's only been 16 months since Beirut released their sophomore album, The Flying Cup Club , but it seems like their latest release is barely arriving in time for everyone's gypsy-punk fix. Drawing influence from world music and eastern European tradition, Zach Condon's 10-piece band has concocted March of the Zapotec/Holland , a double EP that was inspired by the frontman's ventures into the southern regions of Mexico. The Jimenez Band, a 17-piece group that Condon met on his travels, will back him and Beirut in the first half of the project.

Consisting of five tracks, the latter EP has a heavily electronic ....
From 'Jonk Music'
11:45 a.m. Monday 9th February 2009 EST
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