Áiggi Askkis - An Introduction to
2011 sees the release of Áiggi Askkis – An introduction to which is a two-disc compilation that sums up a career hardly any other Norwegian artist is able to match.
Sámi singer and renowned world musician Mari Boine celebrates her 25 years long career with a two-disc compilation.
Mari Boine is a Norwegian artist without equal and a strong symbol of the indigenous peoples, Sámi. Her interpretation of the Sámi musi¬cal heritage has won her a devoted international audience. Across the world she has come to represent the essence of the union between very old musical heritage -with a universal depth of message and emotion- and progressive aspects of today’s music. With Boine the ancient tradition and the timeless mystery of the Joik –the Sámi vocal tradition- is given new life and new audiences. Her music incorporates many different genres and she makes use of innovative sounds and modern technologies.