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Golden Hits Ottawan

Опубликовано: Июнь 17, 2014 в 12:29 пп

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Ottawan feat Esther_6

Hits Ottawan Disco stars of past years are still in demand in many European and post-Soviet countries. Most of the groups working in this music style do not renew their repertoire and rarely release new albums. However artists of the past remain on top. They take part not only in festivals performing in front of wide audience but also accept invitations to sing at private parties. All the information about how to do that is without difficulties found in the Internet. For example, for booking a show of most famous French duo of 1980-s one can simply search for official website Ottawan.

It is no secret anymore that currently there exist two versions of the renowned music band. In the first one all songs are performed by Jean-Baptiste Patrick is mostly familiar to the audience. Pat nowadays is working on the stage with young and charming Yapi Isabell. The brand name of the group can not anymore be officially used since long ago by Jean-Baptiste and his team. However, it is absolutely no hindrance for Pat and here is why. The black vocalist remains the idol for millions of people who know the lyrics of the immortal hits the most successful French music projects of the 20th century by heart.

Still only a few fans can remember now that the project was at the edge of disbandment. The crisis happened in 1982 after the second recorded collection of fresh hits of the group appeared at music stores. Jean-Baptiste Patrick decided to leave the project but the creators and producers Vangarde and Kluger decided that it could not be finished just like that. Therefore, the decision to invite new vocalists was made urgently. Esther de Bijl was the first to grab the attention. This gifted young singer from Bali came into the group in 1984 and it marked the revival of Vangarde’s and Kluger’s project.

Esther was born in a family of musicians and her vocation was in fact predetermined since the day she was born. She started working in the musical sphere at an early age. In her homeland Esther performed in a group “Sisters of Soul” with her brother and sister. Her experience, great talent and passion for music appeared to be decisive factors for the producers.

The voice of de Bijl can be heard on the album released in 2010 with the collaboration of famous sound producer Pete Doyle. The album contains remixes on such songs as “D.I.S.C.O.”, “Crazy Music”, «Hands Up», “Sha La La La” and other everlasting hits.
Today contact groups and different agencies offer fans great opportunity to enjoy their favorites on the concert venues in Europe and America. And more often the public is longing for exactly Esther de Bijl and her partner Clarence Robert as their proficiency gets only better year after year.

Ottawan new life

Опубликовано: Февраль 24, 2014 в 9:04 пп

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Ottawan feat Esther_5

If today you ask any person aged 40 or older what music band of early 1980-s he or she can remember you’ll certainly hear the name “Ottawan”. No wonder, because “Ottawan” is one of the most successful projects of that time.

www.ottawan-disco.comThe name the group derives from the name of the city Ottawa in Canada, where their first single was recorded. But the story of the group began a bit earlier in France when two French producers Daniel Vangarde and Jean Kluger decided to create a new music group. The band would work in a disco style which was extremely popular at that period. The record producers were looking for two soloists and soon found a young singer of Guadeloupe origin Jean Baptiste Patrick. Before becoming a frontman of Ottawan he performed in different bars in Paris with his own band “Black Underground”. Later on a female artist Annette was also invited.

Their first single from the одноименный альбом “D.I.S.C.O” released in November 1979 at once reached top positions in European charts. The song especially had a great success in Britain where it became second best song in national music charts. In Netherlands and Norway it got number 1 position remaining in charts for many weeks.

In 1980 “Ottawan” have their first album released, including such songs as “Shalala song”, “Hello Rio!” and one more hit single “Haut les mains “ which remained in tops in France for 8 weeks. It’s English version “Hands Up(Give Me Your Heart)” was included into the group’s follow-up album “Ottawan 2”. The album repeated the success of it’s foregoer with new hits “Crazy music”, “ A.I.E. Is My Song”.

ottawan-disco.comIn 1983 Jean Baptiste Patrick left the group but made a come back soon afterwards. Although “Ottawan” had no singles and albums released since 1984 it still remains mostly desired groups in many countries. In recent ten years “Ottawan” is a frequent guest at numerous music festivals held in many post-Soviet countries. The reason for it’s huge popularity held through decades is the artists’ commitment to what they’re doing on the stage and their ability to stir up each and every concert hall they perform in. Jean Baptiste Patrick is very well-known for high respect to the fans. Naturally, he gets such affection from them in response.

Each year “Ottawan” helds concert tours through many countries. Booking a show or inviting artists to be a guest star at a private party can today be made with the help of a contact group or simply through official website Ottawan that is usually immediately found via most search systems.