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Zap Mama : Supermoon

Fifteen years ago, there emerged from Belgium a singular new sound, spanning soul, pop, jazz and world music. The culprits were an international collective known as Zap Mama, fronted by the Congo-born founder and lead vocalist Marie Daulne. Now, six albums and several personnel changes later, Daulne and her current crew-the other original members are all long gone-have invaded the United States with 11 tracks of dynamite assembled under the intriguing title Supermoon (“To be a supermoon,” explains Daulne, “is to be true to yourself and others.”)

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