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Tamara Obrovac: Ulika Revival

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In 1998 singer and songwriter Tamara Obrovac, from Istria in Croatia, released Ulika (CBS), an album dedicated to her grandmother. Ulika Revival revisits a dozen songs from that album, presenting new renditions informed by the 15 or 16 years that lie between the two releases. The revival is a great success, a masterly collection of strikingly affecting songs. In a global marketplace dominated by one or two languages it's refreshing to hear a singer who remains faithful to ...