Calypso Rose in France some days ago. PHOTO COURTESY, JEAN MICHEL GIBERT.

FOLLOWING the success of her platinum album Far From Home which thrilled audiences abroad, Calypso Rose is back with a new album titled So Calypso in which the award-winning icon puts her own twist on some timeless classics.

The first single “Calypso Blues” which is dedicated to Nat King Cole has been a hit on Italian radio waves since its release. The second single off the album “Wah Fu Dance” will be making its radio debut in September. 

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“NOTHING seems to make sense anymore,” David Rudder sings on repeat in “State of the Nation”—his pore-raising commentary about where our society is heading. David Bishop and MX Prime (Edghill Thomas) added their vocals to the track in which Rudder addresses crime and corruption.

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