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  • Personnel: Oumou Sangare (vocals); Boubacar Diallo (guitar); Aliou Traore (violin); Ahmadou Ba Guindo (bass); Brehima Diakite (bongos, kamelngoni); Oumou Sinayoro, Nabintou Diakite (background vocals).
  • Recorded at Studio JBZ, Abidjan, Ivory Coast in February 1989.
  • Liner Note Author: Andy Morgan.
  • Oumou Sangare was born in 1968 in Bamako, Mali. MOUSSOLOU marks the European release of Sangare's first full-length album. "Diaraby Nene" catches fire with repetitive riffing and elaborate guitar ornamentation. This song would eventually gain wide international acclaim. The syncopated "Moussolou" is a call to the women of Mali to be true to themselves as an aching violin solo leads the way. On the closing cut "Ah Ndiya," Sangare engages in a call and response with her choral singers which is full of emotive texture. Much like Erykah Badu, Oumou Sangare provides a voice of empowerment for Malian women--and women everywhere--through her lyrics and her soulful voice.
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Down Beat (2/92, p.36) - 4.5 Stars - Very Good Plus - "...a local smash, and though the lyrics are in Wassoulou, the hypnotic lilt needs no translation...Her air of sophisticated naivete is captivating..."
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