15 Jan 2000

Musical Chairs - Ardijah

From Musical Chairs, 1:30 pm on 15 January 2000
Cover image of Ardijah's album Time. Photo of two people in motion, outdoors.

Photo: Ardijah

Husband and wife partnership, Ryan and Betty-Ann Monga are the core of New Zealand's original funk band, Ardijah.

They are enjoying a renaissance with their latest album Time, after several lean years when they found themselves out of vogue.

For the best part of two decades, Ardijah has championed funk, regardless of the fickle fashions of the music world.

After hitting the charts with covers of 'Silly Love Songs' and 'Love So Right', Betty-Ann won Best Female singer in the New Zealand Music Awards last year. Success that had been a long, long time coming.

  • Ardijah: Live at Helens 1999
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