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Kidjo, Angelique / Oyo
Album:Oyo Collection:World
Artist:Kidjo, Angelique Added:04/2010
Label:Razor & Tie Music 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-05-09 Pull Date:2010-07-11 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:11 Jul4 Jul27 Jun20 Jun13 Jun6 Jun30 May23 May

Recent Airplay
1.Tue, 09 Jul 19:Kim
tree talk
4.Sat, 25 Jan 14:Eme O
Music Casserole
2.Sat, 15 Jun 19:kim the friendly acupuncturist
Acupuncture Hour/Audio Ambrosia
5.Tue, 21 Aug 12:Sunshine
Sunshine . . . in the Afternoon!
3.Tue, 17 Jun 14:Don Farrell
It's Bollywood, It's Hollywood, It's Global Warming
6.Wed, 08 Feb 12:Alan
Everyday Commotion

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2010-05-09 
Covers of pop songs that influenced "Africa's premier diva"
while growing up in Benin West Africa.
***1: 2:05 slow vocal/wail but what a voice! minimal instrument backup
2: 3:40 slow very nice cover of Santana's "Samba Pa Ti"
3: 3:15 fast cover of Curtis Mayfield's "Move On Up" with Bono of U2 in English
4: 2:18 mid tempo cover of a Miriam Makeba lullaby
5: 3:54 slow cover of Otis Redding song
6: 3:44 faster, a tribute to Highlife style of African music
7: 3:12 slow to mid cover of Aretha Franklin's " Baby I Love You" with Dianne Reeves
8: 3:52 mid to faster, from a pre Bollywood Indian movie, nice percussion, flute
***9: 2:21 slow, cover of Sydney Bechet standard longing for lost love
10: 4:15 mid tempo, tribute to Brazil
11: 4:05 mid to faster cover of "Cold Sweat"
12: 3:10 slow, nostalgia for Africa, from the movie "Out of Africa"
***13: 4:31 faster cover of a Miriam Makeba classsic “Mbube,”  (pronounced EEM-boo-beh) aka " The Lion Sleeps Tonight" with original African lyrics
14: 1:39 updated first song she sang on stage at six years old
15: 3:12 mid to faster, Unicef theme for campaign to eliminate newborn tetanus
16: 2:26 slow vocal D  Farrell 05/2010

Track Listing
1.Zelie 9.Petite Fleur
2.Samba Pa Ti 10.Afia
3.Move On Up 11.Cold Sweat
4.Lakutshona Llanga 12.Out Of Africa
5.I've Got Dreams To Remember 13.Mbube
6.Kelele 14.Atacha Houn
7.Monfe Ran E 15.You Can Count On Me
8.Dil Main Chuppa Ke Pyar Ka 16.Agbalagba