Latin Quarter is a British band popular in Germany and northern Europe, whose sound mixes elements of pop, rock, reggae, and folk music. Their lyrics often concern politics.
Steve Skaith sings about the bad news that’s always on the radio about Africa. When the album came out in 1985, South Africa was still governed by racist apartheid policies. In the interest of overcoming language and cultural barriers, Latin Quarter and Steve Skaith provided subtitles AND translations on their album covers!
Latin Quarter is a British band combining pop, reggae and folk rock, well known for their political and social protest songs. The most successful of these is “Radio Africa”, which has been reissued several times and has neared the top of the charts in many countries.