Owiyo, Suzzana (2004) - Mama Africa (CD)

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    Categories
    WorldMusic
    Category
    1. Performer
    2. International
    3. African
    Number of Items
    1
    Media Type
    CD
    Title
    Mama Africa - (Import CD)
    Media
    CD
    BarCode
    5019396187528
    Country of Origin
    UK
    Label
    Arc Music
    Mono / Stereo
    Stereo
    Format
    Audio CD
    Barcode
    5019396187528
    Previews
    Dirty Linen (p.58) - "[M]elding the old and new into a seamless tapestry....An enjoyable album."
    Tracks
    1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Kisumu 100
    2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Wachna
    3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Ngoma
    4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Mama Africa
    5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Sandore
    6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Vyie
    7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Suna Ka Ngeya
    8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Pole Pole
    9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Masela
    10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Lek Ne Wounda
    11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Minwa Mary
    12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Kisumu 100 Remix
    Songs / Tracks
    1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Kisumu 100
    2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Wachna
    3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Ngoma
    4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Mama Arfica
    5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Sandore
    6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Vyie
    7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Suna Ka Ngeya
    8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Pole Pole
    9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Masela
    10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Lek Ne Wounda
    11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Minwa Mary (My Mum Mary)
    12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Kisumu 100 - (Benga Mix)
    Genre
    Traditional/world Music
    Release Date
    16 April 2009
    Country
    USA
    Notes

    Personnel: Suzzana Owiyo (vocals).
    Liner Note Authors: Diz Heller; Suzzana Owiyo.
    Recording information: Audio Vault.
    The latest album from the "Tracy Chapman of Africa" provides more of what Suzanna Owiyo has become known for -- relatively light songs with guitar accompaniment and a social focus. Surprisingly, despite being renowned for her guitar abilities, Owiyo opts to use other players on guitar and focus on her vocals here. The album opens with her breakout hit from 2002 celebrating the centennial of Kisumu. As the album progresses, there are a number of songs on acoustic guitar with lingering vocal techniques abounding. The first switch from this format comes in the form of "Ngoma," a celebration of proper African music that breaks out a squadron of Luo drums to pound out a thick rhythm that isn't particularly the focus of the rest of the album. There's a bit of dancehall thrown into "Sandore" and similarly, "Suna Ka Ngeya" is transformed from a traditional song about insect-borne diseases into a house anthem. Finally, "Lek Ne Wounda" incorporates some thick dub aesthetics and a bit of rap over the top, and the album ends on a remix of "Kisumu 100" with a heavy dose of benga. In between each of these newly styled items, the sound returns to the acoustic traditional format, complete with a Tracy Chapman-esque voice to cement the parallels. The sound is very good, and the mix between old and new is rather standard fare for contemporary African releases. As such, this album breaks no new ground to speak of, but is still an enjoyable listen. ~ Adam Greenberg

    Date Released
    2005-01-01
    Audio Format
    PCM Audio
    Studio / Live
    Studio
    Video Disabled
    0
    Performer
    Suzzana Owiyo
    Artists
    1. Owiyo, Suzzana
    Distributor
    E1 Distribution (USA)

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