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Toure, Vieux Farka / Secret, The
Album:Secret, The Collection:World
Artist:Toure, Vieux Farka Added:Jul 2011
Label:Six Degrees Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-07-10 Pull Date:2011-09-11 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Aug 28Aug 21Aug 14Jul 31Jul 24Jul 17

 Recent Airplay
1.Sep 21, 2021:Wee Animalcules (rebroadcast from Jul 15, 2011)
4.Feb 20, 2012:Afro Beats
2.Jan 28, 2016:Fela n Friends
Touri, Borei
5.Aug 26, 2011:Wee Animalcules
3.Mar 26, 2012:Afro Beats
6.Aug 23, 2011:At the Cafe Bohemian

Album Review
Reviewed 2011-07-01 
Ali Farka Toure’s son stands on his own as a singer/songwriter/guitarist with a great African rock/blues style. Some great guest stars including dad, Dave Matthews, and John Scofield add extra interest. Powerful and stylish from start to finish.

*1. Big, driving, and uptempo w/slamming guitar work.
2. Midtempo with a mystero-Sahara feel. Very cool.
*3. Great guitars highlight this striding midtempo track.
4. Relaxed w/tight arrangement of guitars and vocal harmonies.
*5. Cool head-nodding Afro blues w/great guitar breaks.
6. Stylish midtempo desert blues.
7. Midtempo and lyrical, like Africa meets Mississippi.
*8. Upbeat Afro rock w/fast vocals & a wild style. So cool.
*9. Mid/uptempo w/a cool “sitting around jamming” feeling.
10. Sweet midtempo guitar noodling to mid/upbeat Saharan blues.
11. Relaxed guitars mid/upbeat vocals w/a driving style.
12. Lazy, laid back and stylish w/cool vocals.

Track Listing
1.Sokosondou 7.The Secret
2.Aigna 8.Borei
3.All The Same 9.Sankare Diadje
4.Ali 10.Gido
5.Lakkal 11.Amana Quai
6.Wonda Guay 12.Touri