Boutique is singer-songwriter Yael Kraus’s debut solo album, released in 2010 independently in Israel.
The album features Kraus’s fragile and magical voice and unique vocal performance.
The album’s creation begun in New York City and transformed to Tel Aviv, a long journey of musical styles, from Folky-Pop to Art-Rock with some middle-eastern influence.
Boutique was produced and arranged by Daniel Koren, New York City based composer and pianist, co-composed mainly with Ben Hendler and was mixed by Tamir Muskat of the Balkan Beat Box.
Kraus started the Art-Rock group “Panic Ensemble” with Roy Yarkoni and 6 other musicians, and together they released an album. In 2008, she released “Bussa” on NMC Music, an album of Brazilian Bossa Nova covers for popular Israeli songs. She collaborated with many musicians, such as Assaf Amdursky and Yoni Bloch.