Girl that covers bob marley.

Girl that covers bob marley.

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#1 Dec 20, 2007
I hope that someone here can help me. When I was in thailand two weeks ago i heard a record with a girl singin bob marley covers. The sound and arrangment was a bit diffrent but and it was mostly the known marley songs i herad. I asked the DJ and he showed me a homemade CD wich had the text "Bob Maley" on. Nedless to say he didn´t speak English at all :) Can anybody please tell me wish artist it migt be ?

Best regards //

Montréal, Canada

#2 Jan 12, 2008
Hi Pat, I heard the same singer on our trip to Jamaica. The DJ at the bar also said it was a homemade CD given to them by a British tourist. She said the artists name was Bossanne (sp?) Marley, but I searched everywhere online and couldn't find anything. The songs were quite different (kind of like Sade meets Marley, breathy vocals). I really liked it, so I will keep looking and let you know if I find out who the artist is.

Montréal, Canada

#3 Jan 12, 2008
My wife found it (she has better google skills than me):

It was a downtempo compilation CD called "Bossa 'n Marley" not a single artist named Bossanne! They also do "Bossa 'n Stones" and other artists.

Here's a link:

Tokyo, Japan

#4 Sep 21, 2008
OMG! I am in Japan and I heard the same girl singing Marley covers and it was so relaxing. I asked and they said they were given the CD and didn't know. Some coffee house in Asakusa, thank you for the info! I thought I'd never find out!

United States

#5 Jan 15, 2009
I heard it in Thailand last week!! Amazing voice!

Reno, NV

#6 Mar 13, 2009
LOL It is so weird that many of us heard this girl but never were able to find out who it was. I was in Roatan, Honduras with my boyfriend last March and we heard it at an Italian resort. We tried to find out who it was but the DJ didn't know, he only had the CD. Thanks so much for the info!


#7 Jul 3, 2009
This is amazing.. I heard this Cd in a cafe in Peru... thought it was amazing and have been trying to find it ever since!

Buenos Aires, Argentina

#8 Jul 20, 2009
Heard it at a restaurant in Iguazu, Argentina this weekend!

Denver, CO

#9 Jul 27, 2009
heard it constantly on some type of internet radio at a grocery store in mexico

Nanterre, France

#10 Aug 19, 2009
Since my last thai trip , i was looking for this artist without result ....
Thanks a lot !!!!!!!!!!


#11 Sep 14, 2009
Thank you Pauls wife's unreal Googling skills!! I've been trying to find this artist for such a long time & funnily enough listened to it at my Brazilian friends place who also didn't know who it was!!
My Name Is Da Guru

London, UK

#12 Sep 17, 2009
I'm pretty sure it would be 'Island All Stars'
A link to the Island All Stars version.
Mr Internet Detective, signing out!

Stockholm, Sweden

#13 Sep 23, 2009
Thanks! I heard this record in Stockholm last week. If you use Spotify here's the url


Quito, Ecuador

#14 Dec 20, 2009
Thank you all, I´ver heard the same cd several times here in South America (Chile and Argentina) and no one has been able to say who the artist is. Beautiful relaxed covers. Will definitely track it down.

Bristol, UK

#15 Jan 3, 2010
i was in thailand in july 2009 heard this album in amsterdam bar on koh pangyan. Ive been looking for this album since then! much love to pauls wife!!

Sarnia, Canada

#16 Feb 6, 2010
thank you soooo much! i have been searching for this since i got back from jamaica 2 weeks ago. there were playing it on the beach and of course no one could tell who it was!
thanks again!
Paul wrote:
My wife found it (she has better google skills than me):
It was a downtempo compilation CD called "Bossa 'n Marley" not a single artist named Bossanne! They also do "Bossa 'n Stones" and other artists.
Here's a link:

Guelph, Canada

#17 Feb 10, 2010
haha heard it in huaraz peru to add to the list

Guatemala City, Guatemala

#18 Feb 18, 2010
Thank you Paul!!! I heard this album in a clothing store in Guatemala and have been looking for the name of the artist ever since :)

San José, Costa Rica

#19 Feb 21, 2010
i heard it in a sushi restaurant in Costa Rica!!! love it

Bogotá, Colombia

#20 Mar 8, 2010
i heard it in a fussion restaurant in Colombia and i really wanted to know who she was... Thak you for your help....

if you liked that you should check out a group that´s called: Easy star all-star... they make amazing covers also

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