- Performer:Meklit Hadero
- Title:On a Day Like This...
- Date of release:2010
- Recording location:Closer Studios, San Francisco, CA
- Size FLAC version1536 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1648 megabytes
- Size WMA version1474 megabytes
- Formats:RA DMF DTS AC3 MP1 AIFF
The Ethiopian-born, Brooklyn-bred resident of Northern California presents this debut album, featuring a variety of styles from vintage jazz to contemporary singer/songwriter, acoustic folk, bossa nova, calypso, and some Afro-beat or ethnic fusion
The Ethiopian-born artist has been attracting national attention with the release of her new album On A Day Like This. -Dig Ethiopia, 2010. Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample). Lovely music on a day like this.
Be gentle, gentle with me. I feel fragile this year. Be gentle, gentle with me. And the walls. Like fossils in the sea. Some are painted red. For mystic me. One has a flower growing sideways. And one day that plant may grow. That wall will crumble, crumble, crumble. They appear and disappear.
Meklit Hadero, known simply as "Meklit", is a singer and songwriter based in San Francisco, California. She is known for her soulful performing style, and for combining jazz, folk, and East African influences in her music. Born in Ethiopia, she was raised in the . . released to wide critical acclaim in 2010, was recorded at San Francisco's Closer Studios and produced by Eric Moffat and Unsound Recording. It won Meklit feature stories by NPR, PBS, and National Geographic. The San Francisco Chronicle called her " an artistic giant in the making ".
Hadero released her debut solo album, On a Day Like This. This was followed by a full-band collaboration with singer and songwriter Quinn Deveaux, issued as Meklit & Quinn in 2012. In 2013, Hadero re-entered the studio with her quartet and a large cast of guest musicians. She emerged with We Are Alive. It was released by Six Degrees in the spring of 2014.
Style: pop. Album year: 2016. Meklit Hadero - Call 03:59. Meklit Hadero - Abbay Mado 05:05. Meklit Hadero - You and the Rain 04:30. Meklit Hadero - Soleil Soleil 02:33. Meklit Hadero - Float and Fall 03:29. Meklit Hadero - Walls 03:40. Meklit Hadero - Under 04:27. Meklit Hadero - Feeling Good 04:29. Meklit Hadero - Leaving Soon 04:12. Meklit Hadero - Walk Up 05:34.
CreditsDavid Boyce - Clarinet (Bass), Sax (Soprano), Sax (Tenor)
Leslie Bricusse - Composer
Caleb Duarte - Artwork
Meklit Hadero - Guitar (Acoustic), Primary Artist, Vocals
Devin Hoff - Bass (Upright)
Darren Johnston - Trumpet
Nathanael Keck - Photography
Aaron Kierbel - Shaker
Amber Lamprecht - Oboe
Jeff Marrs - Claves
Eric Moffat - Engineer, Guitar (Electric), Handclapping, Mastering, Mixing, Producer, Snaps
Charith Premawardhana - Viola
Marcus Shelby - Bass (Upright)
Eliyahu Sills - Bass (Upright), Ney
Traditional - Composer
|1||Walk Up||Meklit Hadero||5:34|
|2||Float and Fall||Meklit Hadero||3:29|
|3||Leaving Soon||Meklit Hadero||4:12|
|4||You and the Rain||Meklit Hadero||4:30|
|5||Feeling Good Leslie Bricusse||Meklit Hadero||4:29|
|6||Abbay Mado Traditional||Meklit Hadero||5:05|
|7||Soleil Soleil||Meklit Hadero||2:33|