Night is when strange things happen. When shapes shift and blur. When it's hard to know what's real and what's illusion. Night...is the time of the imagination. For Cyprus's Monsieur Doumani, those hours of blacknesshave luredthem in a very differentdirection for their fourth album, Pissourin.Sincetheir beginning in2011,thetrio have been globally-lauded for their innovative, highly-charged acoustic reinventions of the Cypriot tradition. They have wonnumerous awards,ranging from Songlines"BestGroup"(UK/2019)to the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik(Germany/2018)andthe Andrea Parodi Critics Award(Italy/2018). Yet after three albums they'd grownrestless, searchingfor something new. A challenge, a fresh resonance that illustrated the people they'd become. Something unexpected.