Ziskakan - Pei Bato Fou
2 x 12" LP
After a career spanning almost 40 years, Ziskakan keep their audience dancing to the rhythms of Reunion music! Since its creation in 1979, the group have worked under the direction of Gilbert Pounia, creating a beautiful and striking music inspired by the cultural diversity of Reunion. His songs are composed of Indian melodies, African percussions and Creole texts.The members of the group assimilate these diverse influences into the traditional Maloya style to create an exciting hybrid worthy of wider appreciation.
"We started around a group of poets, then incorporated music to reach people. It was and still is our creole word. We manage to create a language and live together on a small piece of pebble, only 2512 kilometers square. It is something beautiful despite the terrible history of the islands. I hope it will last a long time."
Now, 35 years after its original release as a private press double LP, Rebirth On Wax deliver an official reissue of this hidden treasure of "Spiritual Maloya.