Eine geballte Ladung Freetown Freestyle auf die Ohren gibt es auf dem neuen Album der KONDI BAND, namentlich Sorie Kondi, Chief Boima (INTL BLK) and Will LV. Für Fans von: Falle Nioke, Stella Chiweshe, Ibibio Sound Machine, ElectricJalaba, Steve Monite, INTL BLK, LV, Carl Craig, Simbad, HenrikSchwarz, Dam Swindle, Songhoy Blues, Blesz, Emmerson
Following on from their ‘Salone’ album in 2016 and the massive single ‘Yeanoh’,the new recordings further hone the group’s unique fusions of Sorie Kondi’sinimitable vocals and the kondi thumb piano with intricate dancefloor electronics.The album was gradually recorded over a period of four years with Sorie on theroad in Belgium, Spain and Canary Islands with the main productioncollaboration between Boima in Los Angeles and Will in London. The result is avaried and colourful set of tracks infusing Boima and Will’s wide-rangingdancefloor influences. Infectious first single ‘She Doesn’t Love You’ featuresguest vocalist Mariama Jalloh speaking home truths about rejection while future4/4 dancefloor anthem ‘It’s God’s World..’ features a mighty bassline from prolificL.A. musician / producer Sweatson Klank. ‘Sweetness Don Don’ ramps up thedub and sound system energy while ‘How Will It Be For Me In This World’sparkles on a bed of electronic textures and kondi lines.
‘We Famous’ is released on 1st October on CD, LP and digital and will besupported by a full PR and marketing campaign worldwide. The album wasmastered at Transition Mastering with package photos by Dominique Fofanah inSierra Leone and cover design by Lewis Heriz.