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Afrikaans rock music was in need of a wake-up call—and in 2001 it received just that in the form of Karen Zoid’s Poles Apart. Fronted by the original rock chick herself (along with her long-time backing band) she staked her claim loud and proud with a cover of the traditional Afrikaans folk song “Afrikaners Is Plesierig”. With the industry sitting up and paying attention she then continued to showcase her skills as a musician, vocalist and songwriter through follow-up hits such as “Engel”, “Yuppie Scum” and “Southern Sky”.


Born: 10 August 1978 in Brussels, Belgium

Genre: Afrikaans

Years Active: '00s

South African youth culture icon Karen Zoid (Karen Louise Greeff) was born in Brussels, her father a diplomat to South Africa. Her early years were split between Belgium and Johannesburg where her father was posted. To develop her skills as a writer and performer, Zoid began working as a street artist in her teen years. Signed to EMI in 2001, she began work on her debut record Poles Apart, which would be released a year later in 2002. The record was showered with accolades, including two Geraas Awards...
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Poles Apart, Karen Zoid
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  • 11,99 €
  • Genres: Rock, Music
  • Released: 19 October 2001

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