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Putumayo Showcases Female Songwriters

Various Artists – Putumayo Presents… Acoustic Women (Putumayo World Music, 2019)

This international music compilation provides a sampling of music made by female artists from various countries. The styles vary considerably.

The Acoustic Women highlights include the opening track by Brazil’s Fernanda Cunha, an irresistible samba titled “Amanheceu”; the soulful flamenco jazz “La Falsa Moneda” by Afro-Spanish singer Buika; the warm feel of “Samba Le” by Martinique’s female trio Elle & Elles; the beautifully-crafted “Todo me lleva a ti” by the charming Colombian artist Mónica Giraldo;  and the Celtic flavored “Angel” by Bendith (Wales).