Orchestra Baobab

“Foulo” was the first single Orchestra Baobab’s first new album in 10 years, titled “Tribute To Ndiouga Dieng” – who was one of the band’s singers since the early 70s.

Senegalese legends didn’t re-record their past songs though, but compiled this tribute mostly from completely new material, also inviting Dieng’s son Alpha and guest vocalists Cheikh Lô and Thione Seck – the latter one actually used to be a member of Baobab around 40 years ago.

Beautiful arrangements with heavily exposed kora and Afro-Cuban rhythms are the best possible companion to Ndiouga Dieng’s final journey, and for us to bid him farewell.


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