A lapidary definition behind the doors of which hides the maze of a culture that crosses the oceans, connects continents and islands by an invisible but powerful thread. A deeply ingrained bond that allows Africa, America, Europe, and the Caribbean to converse with each other with a language as universal as music, dance, carnivals, or ceremonies.
Spread on the globe; the different creole cultures find a point of convergence where they are all represented: New York.
In this city, where motivated by his friend photographer JR, he once gave a concert in the street, David Walters decided to set the scene for his new album.
After five years of traveling the world, meeting musicians for the TV show “The New Explorers” (Canal +), it is around this hyperactive city that he chose to shine his Créole Sun. To imbue his music with the state of mind and aesthetics that reigned in the 70s and 80s.
While in 2018, he soloes produced Nola Is… afficher plus
All tracks produced by Bruno Patchworks & David Walters
All instruments played by Patchworks & David Walters with Marine Thibault (Flute on « mama »), Clément Chetaille (Guitar & Keyboards on « Palé »), Olivier Koundouno (Cello & Guitar on « Pa Lé »), Ibrahim Maalouf (Trompette on « Pa Lé »), Vincent Ségal (Cello on « Soleil Kréyol »), Célia Wa (Vocals on « Lady »), Seun Kuti (Vocals on « Bwé Dlo »)
Recorded at Ginger X Studio (Lyon) and One two pass it studio (Bagnolet)
Sound ingeneer : Patchworks & Mr Gib (OTPI)
Mixed by Mr Gib at One Two Pass it.
Mastered by Chab at Chab mastering
A&R and Executive Producer : Franck Descollonges
Artwork by Landry A. (Palaplaya Studio)
Photo by Antonin Grenier