Alafia by Sidi Touré, released 17 September 2013 1. Ay Hôra : My Dance 2. Ay Takamba : My Takamba 3. L’eau : The Water 4. Waayey : The Butcher 5. La Paix : Peace 6. Gandyey : The Spirits 7. Annour El Sahel : The Light of Sahel 8. Les Médicaments de la Rue : Street Medicines 9. Mali 10. Ir Wanga rey : The Army 11. Boro Ganda : My Land When Malian songwriter and guitarist Sidi Touré first emerged on the international scene in 2011, he was regularly compared to Ali Farka Touré, his countryman and predecessor
Album · 2013 · 11 Songs. Recorded in late 2012 and early 2013, Alafia (which means peace ) is weighed down with the sadness and frustration from the recent civil war that engulfed many parts of the country, including Touré’s hometown. The call-and-response of Ay Hora kicks things off on an uplifting note thanks to a taut melody and choir.
Sidi Toure is a musician from Gao, Mali.
Alafia, Sidi Touré's third recording for Thrill Jockey, is as different from its predecessors as they are from one another. While his debut Sahel Folk was an informal offering cut at his sister's house with friends; Koïma, a much more lively offering, was done in a proper studio. Touré recorded Alafia in Bamako and in Nantes, France. The latter location was necessary due to dangerous conditions in Mali during 2012 and into 2013. The longstanding Touareg rebellion for recognition became an insurrection
Sidi Toure's profile including the latest music, albums, songs, music videos and more updates. Sidi Touré and Jiba Touré - Adema. Sidi & Friends : Sahel Folk. Sidi Touré & Yehiya Arby - Haallah. Tondi karaa (The White Stone). updated his profile song. Aug 09, 2013 at 07:28 PM.
Ay Hôra (My Dance), 05:51. Ay Takamba (My Takamba), 05:24. L’eau (The Water), 05:49. Waayey (The Butcher), 05:09. La Paix (Peace), 07:39. Gandyey (The Spirits), 05:37.
|1||Ay Hora : My Dance|
|2||Ay Takamba : My Takamba|
|3||L`Eau : The Water|
|4||Waayey : The Butcher|
|5||La Paix : Peace|
|6||Gandyey : The Spirits|
|7||Annour El Sahel : The Light Of Sahel|
|8||Les Médicaments De La Rue : Street Medicines|
|10||Ir Wangarey : The Army|
|11||Boro Ganda : My Land|
NotesRegular CD in white card envelope with info sticker.
|Thrill 347||Sidi Touré||Alafia (LP, Album)||Thrill Jockey||Thrill 347||US||2013|
|Thrill 347||Sidi Touré||Alafia (CD, Album)||Thrill Jockey||Thrill 347||US||2013|