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Various Artists / Francophone Singles: December 2007
Album:Francophone Singles: December 2007 Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists Added:11/2007
Label:Francophonie Diffusion 

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Album Review
Decca
Reviewed 2007-11-26 

Here are the best of the French singles we received for December from the Francophonie Diffusion network. Music from France and French-speaking countries. Styles range from straight-up French pop to reggae and Afro-folk. Since these are hand-picked I can recommend any track.

1. Destination Amazone by Deldongo from the album “Destination Amazone”
Playful and bright Latin dance jazz with hot horns, percussion and vocals. 4:34

2. La Chance de ta Vie by Florent Marchet from the album “Rio Baril”
Quirky, lazily playful pop with a banjo adding unexpected accents. Fun! 3:17

3. La Cafard des Fangares by Ours from the album “Mi”
Breathy male vocals chasing tight guitar in hip mid/upbeat rock. Way cool. 4:22

4. Repenti by Renen Luce from the album “Repenti”
Lazy indie folk with relaxed male vocals and strings. Wonderfully emotive voice. 4:06

5. Mon Agenda by Samir Barris from the album “Quel Effet?”
Relaxed & warm rock w/a catchy hook & sexy male vox. Delicious. 2:08

6. Demain t’appartient by Alpha Bondy from the album “Jah Victory” (Piste 5)
Hip and stylish Euro-Reggae w/hip-hop vocals and great energy. 4:14

7. Pardonner by Fen from the album “Pardonner:
A relaxed Arabic-infused loved song groove. Great percussion & vocals. 3:47

8. Anin by Melanz Nazyon from the album “Compilation Francophonie MIDEM 2007”
Warm midtempo African folk with sweet call/response type vocals and percussion. 4:05

9. Mbgak Afroup by Rocher Band de Mezesse from the album “Compilation Francophonie MIDEM 2007” (Piste 13)
Sweet, life-affirming African harmonies, gentle percussion. Swaying and warm fun. 4:12

10. Bakento Babuana by Papa Kourand from the album “Compilation Francophonie MIDEM 2007” (Piste 15)
Light and joyous Afro pop with wonderful djembe, vocals, percussion. So sweet!3:28



Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Deldongo Destination Amazone
2.Marchet, Florent La Chance De Ta Vie
3.Ours La Cafard Des Fangares
4.Luce, Renen Repenti
5.Barris, Samir Mon Agenda
6.Alpha Bondy Demain T'appartient
7.Fen Pardonner
8.Melanz Nazyon Anin
9.Rocher Band De Mezesse Mbgak Afroup
10.Kourand, Papa Bakento Babuana