Mothers Garden – Funky Sounds Of Female Africa 1975-1984

£19.99

Format: LP

See all of this week’s releases here

In stock

Release date: 8 Jun 2018
Genre:
Format: LP
Grade: New (About gradings)
SKU: 54671
Bookmark and Share

In recognition of women’s contribution to African music, ‘Mother’s Garden’ highlights some of the prime examples of female fronted soul and funk numbers betwen 1975-1984. South-African Letta Mbulu drops her take on “Kilimanjiro, Take Us Higher”, a pulsating disco banger while Uta Bella ploughs the same glitterball path with “Enyin”. Mona Finnih’s more laid back “Ani Kewa Jo” is a boogie funker while the Island influenced “Time Waits For No One” by Christy brings a chilled reggae touch. The mid tempo “Nou Ke Sa Inmew” from Cida Desvarieux has a laid back groove reminscent of West Coast 80s soul, the obscure “Tala Tala” from Carmen Ezumah has a haunting Eastern feel while the Nigerian Lijadu sisters (dubbed “the West African Pointer Sisters”) drop the funky “Danger”, comlete with its immense B-line. Kenyan Bakambi N’Kela’s stripped back afro-funk “Kilimanjoro” is a real gem while Miriam Makeba’s “Xica Da Silva” has some central American influences creeping in. Great comp!

Track listings:

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Mothers Garden – Funky Sounds Of Female Africa 1975-1984”

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.