The special sound of Lata Donga is created by the emotional, peculiar and inspiring voices in combination with a very creative and contemporary instrumental arrangement. The ancient and the contemporary, the Latvian and the global, the female and the sacral create a special integrity and is the main source of inspiration of the group.
“The melodies recorded on this album represent various styles and also various geographic regions. Correspondingly, the techniques of variation in the songs differ as well. Lata Donga’s album Variations justifies its name not only by demonstrating variation in folk melodies; associatively, it also incorporates variations (variants) in order to show that a modern approach may be taken with these melodies and variation techniques, thereby connecting them in different ways through the use of style elements from the wider world of music.” (M.Boiko)