Pop Folk

Folk music has had major influence on today’s popular Eurasian songs. However, modern influence has also been felt on contemporary folk as well. Pop folk is a genre that is still recognizably folk at its core, but sung in an updated style that usually borrows from rock, electronic, pop, or estrada.

Languages: Search for pop-folk or pop-folk-influenced music performed in Uzbek, Kyrgyz, or Tatar, or in Russian or Ukrainian, or in Baltic or Caucasian languages.

Alsou / Алсу

Alsou is a Russian singer of Bashkir and Tatar descent. Born in Tatarstan, the USSR, in 1983, she has lived in Siberia, Moscow, New York, and London and holds dual Russian and British citizenship. Professionally, she is known only by her first name. Her full name is Alsou Ralifovna Abramova. Her father, Ralif Rafilovich Safin, […]

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