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Dengue Fever: 'Escape from Dragon House'

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Dengue Fever: 'Escape from Dragon House'

Dengue Fever: 'Escape from Dragon House'

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Cover of Dengue Fever's sophomore CD, Escape from Dragon House. BRG Records hide caption

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'Escape from Dragon House'

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Sarah Bardeen reviews Escape from Dragon House, a new CD from the group Dengue Fever. The six-member band fuses Cambodian pop with psychedelic rock, creating an only-in-California sound that's gaining new fans with each gig.

It's the second CD from the unique band, formed when five band mates discovered their lead vocalist, Chhom Nimol, singing at a nightclub in a Cambodian neighborhood of Long Beach, Calif.

Nimol, part of a family of famed musicians from Cambodia, only recently moved to the United States and her English-language skills are limited. But that hasn't limited the band's growing popularity.

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Album
Escape from Dragon House
Artist
Dengue Fever
Label
BRG Records
Released
2005

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