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Various Artists / Women of Africa
Album:Women of Africa Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists Added:04/2004
Label:Putumayo World Music 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-05-10 Pull Date:2004-07-12 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:27 Jun20 Jun6 Jun30 May16 May
Airplays:11242

Recent Airplay
1.Wed, 26 Apr 17:Decca
At the Cafe Bohemian
4.Thu, 27 Dec 12:Megha
Cacao!
2.Tue, 03 Mar 15:Ramzi S.
Arabology
5.Mon, 23 Jan 12:MC Cee
Afro Beats
3.Thu, 04 Sep 14:Angelina
Amber Waves
6.Sat, 08 May 10:Eme O
Music Casserole

Album Review
Decca
Reviewed 2004-05-05 
A celebration of the talent and diversity of the women of Africa. Including artists you probably know (Angelique Kidjo, Khadja Nin), plus a good showcase for newer artists. Rich, varied, and wonderful stuff. Play it all, my dears and read the notes for extra interesting info.

1. Jazzy and mid-tempo w/touches of South African pop. Nice.
2. Slow intro becomes a sexy Afro/Brazilian/European sound.
3. Playful and bright w/an Afro-Portuguese sway.
4. Rich anti-AIDS anthem in the South African tradition.
5. Lively strings/percussion/vocals. A fun, catchy track.
6. Slower w/a contemporary sound & a sense of longing.
7. Delicious jazz w/a slightly retro feel & great vocals.
8. Dramatic vocals, great percussion, downtempo & passionate.
9. Midtempo w/chorus/perc/strings & a catchy melody.
10. Tragic ballad w/rich Arabic vocals & a delicate feeling.
11. Midtempo modern Afro-Euro pop w/wonderful vox.
12. Wonderful female “Ladysmith-esque” track. Too short!
5/2004

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Sephuma, Judith Le Tsephile Mang
2.Kidjo, Angelique Bahia
3.De Barros, Maria Mi Nada Um Ca Tem
4.Khumalo, Sibongile Mayihlome
5.Tarika Retany
6.Kaissa To Ndje
7.Masuka, Dorothy Mfan' Omncane
8.Nawal Hima
9.Gnahore, Dobet Abiani
10.Massi, Souad Raoui
11.Nin, Khadja Sina Mali, Dina Deni
12.Women of Mambazo Vimba