Kid Creole & The Coconuts

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Today, you could make a record in your bedroom with the kind of computerised equipment that now exists, so the scene has changed. And a lot of those big studios that we worked in in New York City have gone out of business

August Darnell, redbullmusicacademy.com, 29 August 2012

Kid Creole and the Coconuts is an American musical group created and led by August Darnell. Its music incorporates a variety of styles and influences, in particular “American and Latin American, South American, Caribbean, Trinidadian, Calloway” and conceptually inspired by the big band era. The Coconuts are a glamorous trio of female backing vocalists whose lineup has changed throughout the years.