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Various Artists / Another World Is Possible
Album:Another World Is Possible Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists Added:10/2005
Label:Uncivilized World 

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Add Date:2005-11-27 Pull Date:2006-01-29 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:29 Jan22 Jan8 Jan1 Jan25 Dec18 Dec11 Dec4 Dec
Airplays:13222213

 Recent Airplay
1.Oct 11, 2008:public noize racket
La Trampa
4.Jan 17, 2007:Baptism of Solitude
Lost In The Supermarket
2.Jul 16, 2008:Baptism of Solitude
Lost In The Supermarket
5.Jan 28, 2006:New World Disorder
Le Poison
3.Jun 13, 2007:Baptism of Solitude (extended mix)
Lost In The Supermarket
6.Jan 21, 2006:New World Disorder
Francafrique (Dub Version)

Album Review
Sadie McFarlane
Reviewed 2005-11-25 
[coll] Another World is Possible (Uncivilized World)
Reviewed by Sadie O., 11/25/05
Way cool world popular music comp with a definite agenda. The theme is political - musically it's all over the map (ok, literally as well) and many styles are represented. Definitely in the modern/popular vein, mostly pretty loud and bouncy for the first half. 9 and 10 are pretty and less bouncy, the last four (mostly American) numbers are IMO unnecessary.
No FCC. My faves are 2, 3, 8, but the whole first half rocks.
1. 3:31 *uptempo, bouncy guitar-based romp. Manu Chao sings and Tonino Carotone echoes words.
2. 4:00 **starts with live concert sounds. Song is uptempo and aggressive, as befits a Clash cover. A few seconds of applause at end. Band is British South Asians.
3. 3:58 **cool midtempo, driving sycopation. Rap in French, very traditional Arabic singing and Rai-ish chorus.
4. 4:28 *Another Clash cover with heavy accent. Horn flourish, cool Eastern European marching band bounce, alternating with spacier groove.
5. 3:23 uptempo and jazzy, in English, pretty typical Femi.
6. 7:21 live concert sounds for at least a minute, then ska instrumental. Unless you want to go through the effort of cueing past the intro, I'd skip itŠ
7. 3:28 *SOOO Scratch! Fun, bumpy, w/ crazed vocals.
8. 4:22 **mid-to-downtempo but forceful dub in what sounds like African creole. Keep your eyes on this guy.
9. 3:02 sweet samba groove, vocals in French. Middle Eastern background only evident in instrumental solo.
10. 4:23 pretty, downtempo, rather sad-sounding, with Salif Keita's distinctive sweet high tenor and acoustic strings, no drums.
11. 6:34 uptempo syncopation with "elevator jazz" instrumentation and vocals.
12. 3:39 random noises intro, slow American folk-pop.
13. 3:54 slow American adenoidal whining with a few bloopy noises.
14. 3:58 slow British space/electronica/hip hop.
15. 3:49 starts slow, then gets into midtempo bump. Somewhat mysterious electronica/experimental/trance instrumental.


Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Manu Chao & Tonino CaronteLa Trampa
2.Asian Dub Foundation & ZebdaPolice On My Back (Live)
3.No One Is Innocent & Orch. National De BarbesLe Poison
4.Emir Kusturica & No Smoking OrchestraLost In The Supermarket
5.Kuti, FemiI Wanna Be Free (Live)
6.Skatalites, TheFreedom Sounds (Live)
7.Perry, Lee "Scratch"Dancing Shoes
8.Tiken Jah FakoliFrancafrique (Dub Version)
9.IdirTrompettes
10.Keita, SalifBaba (Acoustic Version)
11.Sawhney, NitinFalling (At Jazz Dub)
12.GrandaddyWives Of Farmers
13.MobyAfterlife
14.Massive AttackKarmacoma (Portishead Experience)
15.Underground ResistanceThe Strangler