BLOUZouki is an international world music band originally formed in Istanbul, in 2012. The band’s leader, Hugo Labattut, is a French singer, songwriter, musician and composer. His music is heavily influenced by his travels; he takes inspiration from making new discoveries and the places he visits shape his songwriting and lyrics. Labattut uses his songs to paint a portrait of the world he sees, in a musical style that embraces blues, swing, chanson and more. Read the full Biography here!


Redhousework : “Je Déménage, a collection of original songs recorded with a group of musicians in Istanbul over the early summer months. It is an inviting, rich mix of sounds, including horns and sax as well as guitars, harmonica and percussion. Blouzouki has a gentle approach, he sounds like a French Lou Reed or sometimes he’s reminiscent of Leonard Cohen…”