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OKA - ONE TALK

One Talk

Oka
One Talk

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Milk & Honey

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Milk & Honey

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Oka Love

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Half Lazy Half Crazy

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Music Makes Me Happy

Elements

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Elements




"If you are from the same family, village, province, region, country or just plain friend...you are my wantok (onetalk). One heart, one love, one talk...." This is the essence of what onetalk means in Torres Strait Island culture.

This particular album springs from the title ( OneTalk ). In the island areas north of Australia and Papua New Guinea there are hundreds of distinct languages which makes communication across tribal boundaries very hard. If we can speak together we are family, kin or friends - we are onetalk. This music is designed to cross all barriers.

As with elements, it was recorded at Ground Control in Canberra, by master engineer Geir Gunnarrson. We also recorded and mixed several tracks in Chris's mobile studio while travelling the Australian east coast.



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Andrew Tucker, Entertainer Magazine

It's not too often that a second album, following up on a simply jawdropping debut, matches ones' hopes and expectations. Onetalk is just as amazing, transfiguring, and inspiring as their fir...more