Singer using traditional island instruments on tracks

Amy Winehouse’s next record will be heavily influenced by the music of St Lucia.

The singer, 25, who’s considering permanently relocating to the Caribbean island, has taken inspiration from traditional artists and local folk stories.

Amy’s been recording with three local musicians who play traditional island instruments like the cuatro, which is a small version of a guitar, and shak-shaks, which are similar to maracas,’ a source tells The Sun.  

‘She’s immersed herself in every aspect of island life and is particularly taken with the nation’s folklore.

‘She’s definitely going to call on the colourful content of the island’s legends for her new songs.’

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