The Source

£ 23.99


First time ever on vinyl for one of Ali Farka Toure's greatest albums. The vinyl version has been stunningly remixed and remastered from the original analogue master tapes. Double album with full sleeve notes, previously unseen photographs and exclusive unreleased track.

African guitarist Ali Farka Toure's previous releases were wonderful mixes of traditional language and rhythms being supported by contemporary concerns, instrumentalists, and producers. His most recent session features his working band backing Toure in a series of impassioned, animated tunes that are done in both his native tongue and English. The similarity between Toure's sparse playing and percussive writing and early blues songs has been noted. What also deserves mention is the cohesive qualities his band have and the way his electric and acoustic playing, with its light, frilly air, fills in the spaces underneath his vocals easily.

Goye Kur
Inchana Massina
Hawa Dolo
Cinquante Six
I Go Ka
Mahini Me
Takamba (previously unreleased)
Format: 2xLP+
Label: World Circuit
Catalogue numbers: WCV030

Phonographic Copyright (p)-World Circuit
Copyright (c)-World Circuit
Recorded At-Berry Street Studio
Recorded At-Cold Storage
Mastered At-Abbey Road Studios
Published By-World Circuit Music
Remixed At-RAK Studios
Pressed By-Record Industry

Barcodes & Identifiers:
Barcode-5 056032 309562
Label Code-02339
Matrix / Runout-19728 1A WCV 030
Matrix / Runout-19728 1B WCV 030
Matrix / Runout-19728 1C WCV 030
Matrix / Runout-19728 1D WCV 030
Media Condition: Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)

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