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Traoré, Rokia / Beautiful Africa
Album:Beautiful Africa Collection:World
Artist:Traoré, Rokia Added:Sep 2013
Label:Nonesuch Records 

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Add Date:2013-09-29 Pull Date:2013-12-01 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Dec 1Nov 24Nov 17Nov 10Nov 3Oct 27Oct 20

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Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2013-09-29 
Singer songwriter from Mali with a wonderful voice. Accompanied by guitars, n'goni (lute), drums, backup vocals and human beatbox. English translation of songs in booklet.
****1: 3:29 mid to faster, GREAT vocal, driving bass line, chorus
****2: 4:01 mid tempo, great fuzzed out guitar and fast singing
3: 3:29 fast, mostly a hard driving vocal & backup
4: 6:26 mid tempo, mellow, guitars
5: 4:08 mid to faster, in French, guitars with percussion, long fade
***6: 9:28 slow, throaty voc/wail, slow sparse plucked strings, fast singing & percussion at end
***7: 5:24 fast, mostly pounding beat, then plucked strings & voc
8: 3:35 fast, mellow pounding beat, vocal & spoken word in French & English
***9: 5:04 slow to mid, vocal (some English), bass & guitar

Track Listing
1.Lalla 5.Mélancolie
2.Kouma 6.N'Téri
3.Sikey 7.Tuit Tuit
4.Ka Moun Kè 8.Beautiful Africa