Velly Joonas :: Stopp, Seisku Aeg!

An enigmatic figure in Estonian music, Velly Joonas is a diverse and prolific audiovisual artist who has worked within many mediums, including painting, poetry, and a surprisingly diverse set of musical genres. “Stopp, Seisku Aeg!” was recorded as a demo for the amateur band Vstretša to support a performance permit application as an example of what they would play. Joonas suggested covering “I See Red!” by Anni-Frid Lyngstad of ABBA, rewriting the lyrics herself in Estonian for Vstretša’s version. The result is a funky, soulful jam, blending synths, strings, and Joonas’s ethereal voice into a . . .

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