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The local school that Boine attended reflected a very different world from her family’s. All the teaching was in Norwegian. As Boine grew up, she started to rebel against the prejudiced attitude of being an inferior “Lappish” woman in Norwegian society. Boine’s songs are strongly rooted in her experience of being in a despised minority. The title track of ‘Gula Gula’ asks the listener to remember ‘that the earth is our mother’.
For example, on ‘Gula Gula’ the instruments used are drum, guitar, electric bass clarinet, dozo n’koni, ganga, claypot, darboka, tambourine, seed rattles, cymbal, clarinet, piano, frame drum, saz, drone drum, hammered dulcimer, bosoki, overtone flute, bells, bass, quena, charango and antara. Norwegian Sami singer Boine, with this soft, melancholy and utterly mesmerising song. Boine seems to have been inspired, collaborating with producer Bugge Wesseltoft for a collection of pieces weaving her alternately supple and intimate, angry and otherworldly vocals into moody arrangements tinged with jazz influence and electronic programming. While there was a degree of cliché in that, wrote Loftus, it worked well, concluding: “Boine’s voice, filtered at first behind the halting notes of a guitar, builds in strength over the brooding electronic rhythm, until her Joik overtakes the electronics completely, becoming fully responsible for the song’s deep, chilly atmosphere. Let’s see a keyboard’s hard drive do that.