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Orchestre Poly Rythmo / Cotonou Club
Album:Cotonou Club Collection:World
Artist:Orchestre Poly Rythmo Added:04/2011

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-05-30 Pull Date:2011-08-01 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:31 Jul24 Jul10 Jul3 Jul19 Jun12 Jun5 Jun

Recent Airplay
1.Wed, 26 Oct 16:Decca
At the Cafe Bohemian
4.Sat, 30 Jul 11:Sadie O.
New World Disorder
2.Thu, 25 Jul 13:miss information
maximum entropy
5.Fri, 29 Jul 11:Eme O
Music Casserole
3.Thu, 13 Dec 12:Megha
6.Tue, 19 Jul 11:Decca
At the Cafe Bohemian

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2011-05-31 
Voodoo funk Afro beat band from West African state of Benin.
Played in the late 1960's, Regrouped in 2007, 10 members, 5 from original group. First studio album in 25 years, toured USA in 2010, All tracks are very good.
****1: 4:51 fast, non stop dance groove, male vocals, 7 sec fade
2: 4:06 mid fast e guitar brass groove, 23 sec low fade
****3: 3:53 mid tempo percussion, guitar/bass/brass/vocals/wails, call & response
****4: 4:16 mid to faster nice funky Latin sound
5: 3:13 fast, Angélique Kidjo vocal 26 sec low fade
6: 5:04 fast male vocal, e guitar percussion trance groove
7: 4:35 mid to faster, a bit more mellow, funky groove, 12 sec fade
***8: 4:59 hand clapping percussion, fem chorus then male & fem vocal, nice funky trance groove, fast
****9: 3:24 funky fast Afro pop groove, 7 sec fade
10: 3:48 mellow Highlife, 24 sec fade
***11: 4:43 fast, mellow, big horns, with musicians from Franz Ferdinand D  Farrell 05/2011

Track Listing
1.Ne Te Fâche Pas 6.Océ
2.Pardon 7.Tegbe
3.Von Vo Nono 8.C?Est Lui Ou C?Est Moi / Mariage
4.Koumi Dédé 9.Holonon
5.Gbeti Madjro 10.Ma Vie
 11.Lion Is Burning