Christiane Taubira praised Samy Thiébaud’s genuine and successful journey in the biography she wrote for his album. She sensed the musician’s attachment for the islands and their human geography; she also perceived the confrontational risk he took and the memory he summoned. His power lies in his ability to steer clear of clichés while delving into the reality of music genres that hail from a chaotic history “and a rumbling serenity.” As a mixed-race man, Samy Thiébault knows how futile it is to insist on giving origin to a name; he also knows the pain such persistence can cause. His passion drives him to stand, humble and elegant, at the crossroads of storms and whirlwinds and share with us the power of maritime lands.
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