Brodu is a five piece Maltese Band founded by Mark Abela aka iz-Żiżża in 2012.
Mark has been in the music scene for quite a number of years and besides being a very active musician, he had always been composing music, which is what brought the band together for this project.
Drums/Vocals – Mark Abela (aka Zizza)
Bass – Fredrick Abdilla (aka il-Fre)
Keys/Backing Vocals – Samuel Attard
Acoustic Guitar/Backing Vocals – Evan Vassallo
Electric Guitar/Backing Vocals – Andrew Micallef (aka id-Drinu)
The music included in their debut album is all original, and although Mark was the brains behind most of the tracks, all the band members worked hard to develop better the ideas and make them sound to the best of their satisfaction.
The list of tracks as follows:
1. fejn hu l-ferh?
3. kemm jiena cool!!
4. il-gaffa Hymac
5. siehbi jhobb il-lejl
8. ma tridx tmur mal-feeling
9. theggigni u toqtolni
14. Graces Street
Brodu collaborate with a number of different musicians in Malta during the recording phase of their Debut album ‘HABULLABULLOJB’. They are:
Nadine Axisa – Nadine did all vocal parts on the track titled ‘Ix-Xgħajra’
Toni Spiteri tal-Ġebel Għannej – Toni Spiteri sang on the track ‘Ma Tridx Tmur mal-Feeling’
Kim Farrugia [For Strings Inn] – Played guitar on the tracks ‘Feeble’ and ‘Cinderella’
Kazin Ska – played the ‘Marc Funebru’ track included in the album titled ‘L-Orjent’