May saw the release of Laroca?s hypnotic debut album Friends In Far Away Places. Its blend of cinematic electronica and world music is helping to make this beach-friendly CD one of the essential summer albums of 2006 with some glowing reviews...
"Record Of The Week: a wonderful and unique album. 5/5"
"Record of the Week: a wonderful and unique album."
"?Essential?a classic album - Laroca have just made your summer."
"Beautifully chilled soundscapes?.a magical piece of work."
Blues & Soul
"A beautiful creation which fuses ambient moments of chilled out, down tempo pleasure."
In The Mix
"A mightily impressive collection of beats, Eastern-influenced vocals and flutes."
"Chilled, groove-laden, cinematic, yet accessible."
"A fine debut that displays a variety of uplifting moods and quality musicianship all round."
Friends in Far Away Places
is available to buy
from Just Music and can be downloaded from:
.. and Napster and Virgin Digital amongst others.