DIGGING ROOTS New Song AK47 Out Now — See the Video Here

Canadian husband and wife musicians Raven Kanetakta and ShoShona Kish aka DIGGING ROOTS have just discovered the strength and political passion of the 1960s flower children and the Flower Power movement.

Better late than never, we suppose!

DIGGING ROOTS are a “right on” group with a sound that is “so hip”
DIGGING ROOTS are a “right on” group with a sound that is “so hip”

The duo won the Juno Award for Aboriginal Album of the Year in 2010 for their 2009 album We Are…

Their new song, titled AK-47 is about opposing guns and hate with flowers and love…

AK47 - Single - Digging Roots
AK47 – Single – Digging Roots

 

This song is very personal and emotional for us. Especially in the wake of the horrific events in Orlando this last week. ‘AK-47’ is about opening fire on hate, oppression and violence. Not with bullets and guns; but with the full force of love.

It is a sultry mix of handcrafted blues shaken with other exotic spices and rich in rhythm [with reggae and folk influences, just for starters] — the vocals are sweet liquid and clearly refined …

Maybe, if you’re anti-war these days, you have to be anti-society too.

Because our war is not over there  in some distant land… It’s here on our streets, in our malls and stalking our sanctuaries …

Yes, maybe it’s time to bring back the love —  and the petals!

https://www.facebook.com/DiggingRootsMusic

 

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