Les Amazones d'Afrique
Released 10 March 2017
Exploring the voice has always been an exciting part of the Real World Records catalogue and some outstanding vocal performances come courtesy of musicians from Africa who have recorded for the label.
Les Amazones d’Afrique’s République Amazone features as part of our Voices of Africa campaign where a selection of albums by our African artists can be purchased on CD or LP with a 25% discount by using the code >> realworld25 << at checkout.
Albums included are:
Les Amazones d’Afrique Republique Amazone CD / LP
Ayub Ogada En Mana Kuoyo CD / LP
Papa Wemba Emotion CD / LP
Geoffrey Oryema Exile CD /LP
Maryam Mursal The Journey CD
Thomas Mapfumo Rise Up CD
The Drummers of Burundi Live at Real World CD
Les Amazones d’Afrique are an all-female collective from West Africa, united in calling for freedom and equal rights and against violence towards women, strong in the belief that music can support social progress and trigger a change of attitude. Whether undisputed stars or up and coming young artists, these are among the most admired musicians, and indeed the most influential women, in West Africa.
The album is produced by Liam Farrell aka Doctor L (Mbongwana Star, Tony Allen, Assassin) who supports the magnificent vocals with an exciting, kinetic production, powerful in its energy and groove. – Featuring Kandia Kouyaté, Mamani Keita, Angélique Kidjo, Rokia Koné, Mariam Doumbia, Nneka, Mariam Koné, Mouneïssa Tandina, Pamela Badjogo, Madiaré Dramé, Madina N’Diaye, Massan Coulibaly, Aminata Danté.Read more about this release »