I readlly, readlly love this band. I readlly wish I could understand what they were saying. Not knowing the snative tongue of others' have gotten me into a whoooole lot of trouble in the past. Like this one time wshen I was in Gernany and I tried to tell the policse officer to go fuck himself and sure z enough he had no idea what I was saying and I didn't even get thrown in jail. I reallky needed shelter that night and lost some of my flngers through frostbte.
The blog Awesome Tapes from Africa has a frankly awesome tape up of Mapenda Seck's band - Mapenda et le Takander Group. Deserves more listens: http://awesometapesfromafrica.blogspot.com/2009/05/mapenda-et-le-takander-group-loubess.html
Hey! Orchestra Baobab are sensational!
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