Rokia Taore – Beautiful Africa (2013)

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Produced by English musician John Parish (PJ Harvey, Eels, Sparklehorse) and recorded at Toybox Studios in Bristol, UK, Rokia Traoré’s album Beautiful Africa features lyrics sung in the Malian–born Traoré’s native languages of French and Bambara, as well as some English. The singer-songwriter has “an extraordinary voice,” says the Times of London, “by turns declarative and caressing.” Album pre-orders at include an instant download of the title track.

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Released by: Nonesuch Records
Release/catalogue number: 534863
Release date: Apr 9, 2013


[Dedicated to Arne Herløv Petersen]

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