Παρασκευή, 12 Μαΐου 2017

Orchestra Baobab - Pirates Choice

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CD1
1 Utrus Horas (Rudolphe Gomis) 00:00
2 Coumba (Rudolphe Gomis) 08:42
3 Ledi Ndieme M'boj (Ndiouga Dieng) 16:27
4 Werente Serigne (Ndiouga Dieng) 25:26
5 Ray M'bele (Medoune Diallo) 32:13
6 Soldadi (Rudolphe Gomis) 39:16

CD2
1 Ngalam (Mapenda Seck) 47:20
2 Toumaranke (Ndiouga Dieng) 56:53
3 Foire Internationale (Ndiouga Dieng) 01:03:55
4 La Rebellion (Medoune Diallo) 01:11:40
5 Ndiaga Niaw (Balla Sidibe) 01:19:39
6 Balla Daffe (Balla Sidibe)01:27:25

Orchestra Baobab are masters of the African/Afro-Cuban fusion that dominated Senegal's music scene in the Seventies. A fluid mixture of mellifluous guitar and delicious vocals, "Pirate's Choice" was recorded in 1982 shortly before they disbanded, and originally released worldwide by World Circuit in 1989. Repackaged with an extra CD of previously unreleased material, the re-release of this essential record in 2001 prompted a full-scale reunion of the band and they are currently touring Europe and the US. 

World Circuit Records have established their reputation by producing some of the finest world music albums of the past two decades, specialising in music from Cuba and West Africa. The label is best known for the GRAMMY winning Buena Vista Social Club album, which is the biggest selling world music album of all time, and led to the phenomenal rise in popularity of Cuban music. 

World Circuit's African artists enjoy equal prestige, including Grammy winning albums from Ali Farka Touré and kora virtuoso Toumani Diabaté, Mali's 'star of stars' Oumou Sangare, afrobeat legend Tony Allen, and the great Orchestra Baobab.

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