Concert I NU - lyrics in Gene Drehu, French and English
Following their instinct, I NU give their music many colours and tap into various genres of music like bossa- nova, jazz, soul, folk,
blues, Cuban salsa, reggae, while also drawing inspiration from the impressive body of traditional Kanak choirs, storytelling, and
rhythms from the Loyalty Islands of New Caledonia.
The subtle mix of the singers’ voices transcends their lyrics in Gene Drehu (one of the 28 vernacular Kanak languages), French and English. The intimate expressiveness of the songs, just like stories told in a hut, is supported by an unusual guitar or ukulele