Ziggi Recado - Away From Home
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Repeat: Gm|A#|D#|D Throughout the whole song. That's it. Growing up on the Caribbean island of St. Eustatius the young Ricardo Blijden was given the nickname Ziggi by his grandparents who raised him. In 1999 Ziggi Recado moved to the Netherlands to study. Through the influence of friends who were aspiring artists, Ziggi began experimenting with music around 2001/2002. This gradually grew into a hobby that he had a natural talent for. In 2003 Ziggi was introduced to Berteaut Mr Rude Fleming who eventually started Rock(N)Vibes entertainment which became Ziggi's first Label/Management. In February of 2006, Ziggi Recado released his debut album So Much Reasons. With this album Ziggi gained national notoriety in The Netherlands and managed to capture several awards such as Best Album, Best Artist and Best Live Act. His track Blaze it also had a major impact internationally and peaked at the #1 position in the official German reggae charts for weeks. Ziggi Recado and his Renaissance Band closed off 2007 at a peak by touring as the official support act on what was considered the biggest reggae tour that year, Gentleman's Another Intensity European Tour 2007. Quote Gentleman: Ziggi should wear sunglasses because his future is too bright!