The new show by Coco’s Lunch, directed by Noel Jordan
‘Prodigiously talented, both individually and as an ensemble…’ The Hindu, India
Featuring the fiery new single by the same name, Other Plans is the latest show by Australia's magical purveyors of original a cappella, and brings to life the breathtaking art form of South Indian konnakol (vocal percussion) in a bold new way. With Creative Direction by Noel Jordan (Festival Director - Edinburgh International Children's Festival), this sparkling showcase of award-winning songs and elegant stagecraft takes audiences on a captivating journey through new konnakol-based works composed by artist Lisa Young, and well-loved songs from the group’s acclaimed albums Blueprint and A Whole New Way of Getting Dressed.
Hand-picked by Barry Humphries to premiere at the largest cabaret festival in the world – Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Coco’s Lunch packed out the Adelaide Festival Centre for two consecutive nights, performing Other Plans.
‘A colourful, round-the-world trip with no passport necessary, and each arrangement a celebration of the human voice — rich, intricate, and utterly captivating.’ The Advertiser, Adelaide
‘Sheer joy... there are no down moments – just celebrations of life, places, love and unity… A national treasure indeed.’ The Clothesline, Adelaide (4.5 stars)
With seven critically acclaimed original albums to their name and a host of awards and nominations, Coco’s Lunch has been winning the hearts of audiences around the world for over 15 years, forging a unique brand of original vocal music that defies categorization: skin-tight vocal harmony, effortless jazz improvisation, Indian & African flavours, contemporary wordless tapestries and soulful stories…
'Moving poems of freedom, love and wildness.' Primarily A Cappella, USA
‘Coco’s Lunch is living proof that the world’s first instrument – the human voice – is still the finest and most versatile…As singers they prove that the voice has no bounds…’ The Hindu, India