From Bulgaria With Love Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares has won a Grammy — and a cult American following — for its traditional Balkan folk music. The next logical… From Bulgaria With Love Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares has won a Grammy — and a cult American following — for its traditional Balkan folk music. The next logical… Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares Folk
Music Review

From Bulgaria With Love (1993)

EW's GRADE
A

Details Lead Performance: Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares; Genre: Folk

Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares has won a Grammy — and a cult American following — for its traditional Balkan folk music. The next logical step, of course, is to make a pop record for the crowd on the dance floor. From Bulgaria With Love sounds like a horrible idea is instead a joy, full of pushy beats, musical left turns, and the choristers' throaty keening. If Fellini had founded C+C Music Factory, he'd have started off by hiring these Bulgarian babes. A

Originally posted Feb 19, 1993 Published in issue #158 Feb 19, 1993 Order article reprints
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