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Les Négresses Vertes Blend French Folk with Rock and World Music

Two of the band's members, Sterfane Mellino and Mathieu Canavese join Fresh Air to talk about the history of their group, and their new album, Mlah. The liner notes are entirely in French -- the band says the decision helps preserve their national identity abroad.


Other segments from the episode on July 18, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 18, 1990: Interview with Oliver Stone; Review of two album of music conducted by Arturo Toscanini; Interview with Sefane Mellino and Mathieu Canavese; Commentary on…


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