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Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever is a six-member band from Los Angeles who combineCambodian pop music and lyrics with psychedelic rock. They wereformed in 2001 by Ethan Holtzman and his brother Zac after Ethanwas inspired by a trip to Cambodia. As Ethan and Zac were searchingfor a vocalist to sing in Khmer, lead Singer Chhom Nimol wasdiscovered in a nightclub in Little Phnom Penh area of Long Beach.She was already a well-known karaoke singer from Cambodia, butdecided to move to US after visiting her sister, and thought it was agood chance to make more money to send to her family back home.[1] Zac performs vocals ...read more

Dengue Fever is a six-member band from Los Angeles who combineCambodian pop music and lyrics with psychedelic rock. They wereformed in 2001 by Ethan Holtzman and his brother Zac after Ethanwas inspired by a trip to Cambodia. As Ethan and Zac were searchingfor a vocalist to sing in Khmer, lead Singer Chhom Nimol wasdiscovered in a nightclub in Little Phnom Penh area of Long Beach.She was already a well-known karaoke singer from Cambodia, butdecided to move to US after visiting her sister, and thought it was agood chance to make more money to send to her family back home.[1] Zac performs vocals and guitar, while Ethan plays the Farfisaorgan. Rounding out the band are bassist Senon Williams (who alsoplays in Radar Bros), drummer Paul Smith, and David Ralicke onbrass.

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Their self-titled debut album was released in 2003. All lyrics on theearlier albums are sung in Khmer, whilst the third album introducessome songs in English. Many of the songs are covers of 1960sCambodian rock tunes by such artists as Sinn Sisamouth and RosSereysothea, but some are originals, first written in English by theHoltzmans before being translated.In 2005, the band toured in Cambodia, and were acclaimed.[2]Also in 2005, their second album, Escape from Dragon House, wasreleased, and contained more original songs. It was re-released onlimited edition colored vinyl on August 26th, 2008. Escape fromDragon House was one of Amazon.com's Top 100 Editor's Picks of2005.

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The Deepest Lake
2015

4
1 Votes
Cannibal Courtship
2011

3.2
3 Votes
Dengue Fever Presents: Electric Cambodia
2010

Sleepwalking Through The Mekong OST
2009

Venus On Earth
2008

3.5
2 Votes
Escape From Dragon House
2005

4
5 Votes
Dengue Fever
2003

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