Deep - God

The IMAs Awards

Nomination

World Traditional Song

Deep is a new solo project of Milli Janatková, a multitalented musician and visual artist from the Czech Republic, Europe. It is based on the oldest Czech spiritual songs and presented in vocals, drums, percussion sound and looping.

Buoh (God) is a brand-new single recorded and released in 2019 as part of the project. The lyrics are in old Czech, and the main melody is based on a spiritual Czech song from the 14th century. The main melodic line of Buoh is complemented by melodies inspired by traditional Bengali songs from the West Bengal region in India, which Milli visited during a creative tour in November 2018. Captivated by the Bengali culture and music-making tradition, Milli composed Buoh (the Czech word for God) to foster communication and connection among people from different cultures and different places around the world. Milli’s goal was to show that all human beings are connected through fundamental roots and the quintessential qualities of life, and that they all deserve respect and trust, regardless of their origin. 

Milli’s new project comes in the wake of To My Roots, her multimedia project honored with the Vox Populi Award for the a capella song Mothers’ Magic in The 16th Independent Music Awards in the U.S. To My Roots also received a Crossover nomination in the Classic Prague Awards.