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Immigrés

Youssou N'Dour

1984

Immigrés

Album Summary

Immigrés is an album by Senegalese singer and percussionist Youssou N'Dour. AllMusic remarks that the album is "a good part of what put [N'Dour] on the international map".

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Rating

3.05

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4625

Genres

  • World
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Mon Sep 14 2020
4

Not the type of music i would usually listen, but i loved it. The production is really good, all the drums sound fantastic and the vocals are wonderful.

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Tue Jun 08 2021
3

“Immigrés” by Youssou N’Dour (1988) Gipsy Kings, meet Bob Marley. The West African country Senegal is the grand exception to the dictum “The worst thing you can be is a former French colony”. And Senegal is perhaps is the world’s best hope for an exemplary and peaceable Mohammedan nation. Out of Senegal comes N’Dour (one of Paul Simon’s collaborators on his album “Graceland” [1986–percussion on “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes”]—Simon may have “appropriated” African musicians, but it sure didn’t hurt their subsequent careers). N’Dour is an able vocalist who has assembled a sizable team of performers in this rhythmic treat. This is your horizon-expanding opportunity to enlarge the musical palate. The lyrics to the opening song “Immigrés” playfully give sage advice to those who are contesting a disputed election: Have a cookie and get over it. I laughed out loud. However, I was unable find any other lyrics online (too bad—they are in Wolof, I believe, and are essential for seriously assessing this work), but the real substance of this album is the colorful and exciting instrumental work, especially percussion. The four tracks are multidimensional, well-composed, evocative, and extended. Sorry, I had to give up on “Taaw”—I could never find the groove. Play this as background music while you work, and you’ll not only be efficient, but you’ll also be eager to wrap your arms around a world of music. Who could ask for more on a Monday morning? 3/5

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Sat Aug 07 2021
5

The sound of being at a late-night backyard party illuminated by string lights on a hot summer night with a glass bottle in your hand. Really fun, and has no bloat at all.

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Sat Aug 07 2021
5

This album is awesome. The songs were long but never got boring. Consistently fun throughout.

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Tue Nov 10 2020
4

Very pleasant listen. As with much African music, I can't quite put my finger on what I do and don't like.

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Fri Feb 19 2021
4

Fun rhythms, fun melodies and instrumentals. This is such interesting, moving music!

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Thu Feb 18 2021
5

THIS IS AWESOME

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Thu Mar 11 2021
5

I quite like world music, so I enjoyed this one.

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Tue Jun 29 2021
5

Really liked this! Don't have much to say, it was groovy. 9

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Thu Apr 22 2021
3

Decent world music, interesting to hear once but that's it

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Thu Mar 04 2021
3

Not something I would usually listen to, but pretty good. Good musicianship.

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Wed Apr 07 2021
3

Nice change. Can feel the 80's in this one.

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Thu Apr 22 2021
3

Great experience getting some exposure to Senegal, but I still find it absurd to randomly throw in world content into a list of popular genres.

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Wed Mar 24 2021
3

Really interesting to hear Senegalese music. Throughly enjoyed it to begin with but couldn't listen for too long

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Thu Mar 11 2021
2

This is straight up Senegalese music. Lots of percussion/African band sound. 4/10.

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Wed Apr 07 2021
5

Loved it, magical stuff.

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Fri Oct 22 2021
5

Joyous. I saw him on Peter Gabriel’s “So”tour in 1986. Became a huge fan. This is a great album!

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Wed Dec 01 2021
5

Awesome album

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Thu Mar 24 2022
5

What an incredible tenor

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Thu Mar 24 2022
5

sacré bleu!

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Mon Jun 13 2022
5

Great world drumming album!

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Thu Jul 14 2022
5

Че за кайфарик

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Sun Aug 07 2022
5

Oh, this is wonderful. Joyful, richly arranged, musically gorgeous songs. Youssou N'Dour has really found the sweet spot where traditional Senegalese sounds blend perfectly with hints of Western pop, funk and jazz. The synths are actually pretty restrained and balanced for that era, so I don't know why anyone would single them out for criticism. Overall, this is really splendid. Fave Songs (All songs, from most to least favorite): Taaw, Badou, Immigrés/Bitim Rew, Pitche Mi

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Fri Nov 11 2022
5

Wow, this viscerally takes me back to my childhood. Sub 10 - maybe 6 or 7? My very first media device of any description, that was mine rather than the family's, was a crystal radio kit. You pushed the components into a perforated cardboard circuit board, wired them up, connected a wire to a radiator to act as an antenna, and listened through a little ear piece that looked like an old fashioned hearing aid. It had no power source of its own, and seemed like magic to me! It was not capable of picking up too many radio stations, but one thing it reliably picked up quite strongly was a show playing world music that sounded a lot like this. Probably the first music that _I_ sought out for myself, rather than was just passively exposed to. Fave track - "Immigrés/Bitim Rew" I guess, but the whole album is lovely....

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Thu May 06 2021
4

Fun, party music. Whoever the drummer is on this, he is putting in WORK. Weirdly I feel like Maiden fans might enjoy "Pitche Me". Favorite track: "Pitche Me"

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Fri Jun 11 2021
4

i like this alot eventhough its lyrics are a mystery

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Mon Jan 25 2021
4

Loving this so far, beachy boat music. perfect for a nice sun nap.

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Thu Jun 03 2021
4

Very cool, interesting sounds and unique instrument combinations. Enjoyable.

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Wed May 12 2021
4

Mellow afrobeat, this opens a whole new world.

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Mon Jun 07 2021
4

i liked this a lot

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Wed Jan 27 2021
4

Immigrés is an album by Senegalese singer and percussionist Youssou N'Dour. AllMusic remarks that the album is "a good part of what put [N'Dour] on the international map"

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Fri May 14 2021
4

I feel like I should be able to mark 'listened' and 'enjoyed,' but also that I am wildly unqualified to put a rating on this, given how little I know about African music.

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Wed Jun 09 2021
4

What a fun, chill, relaxing album. Spent the rest of the day listening to his other albums!

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Fri Apr 02 2021
4

Great percussion and voice. Very upbeat.

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Tue Jun 29 2021
4

Interesting sounds but pretty repetitive. I’m glad it was short. 7

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Sat Feb 06 2021
4

Buen disco. Con mucho ritmo

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Tue Jun 29 2021
4

8/10. Pretty good, I see why I had to learn about this guy in French class

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Tue Jun 29 2021
4

8/10 I really loved the beats and instrumentals on this, and it was a nice change of pace from Western music. However, I found it repetitive at times and sometimes the vocals sounded really nasal in a way that I didn't care for

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Sun Jul 04 2021
4

Enjoyed this one. The reason I follow this list is to introduce me to great music I perhaps wouldn't normally come across, and this fits that bill perfectly

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Sun Mar 21 2021
4

New to me. So so good. Saving it.

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Sun May 16 2021
4

Really good. Hypnotic. I was worried as I didn't like his stuff that I knew.

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Thu Apr 22 2021
4

nicee

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Mon Jun 07 2021
4

Loved it

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Wed Jun 09 2021
4

Happy, easy listening. Good for the background of another activity.

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Wed Aug 04 2021
4

Wow!

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Wed Aug 11 2021
4

really nice! While I've listened to perhaps more music from Africa than the average person this is new to me. Not sure I would purchase it but happy to have heard it.

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Wed Aug 18 2021
4

Some great beats, perfect to have on in the background when you have a garden party.

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Mon Aug 23 2021
4

nice!

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Fri Sep 10 2021
4

This is great… another smashing African album I wouldn’t have otherwise been exposed to!

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Wed Oct 06 2021
4

🌍🇸🇳⭐️

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Wed Oct 06 2021
4

Honestly, not bad. I liked it way more than I thought I would. I just don't see myself revisiting it too often

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Wed Oct 13 2021
4

Un disco increíblemente ecléctico, pero agradable de escuchar, especialmente la primera canción. Está interesante porque no se parece a nada que haya escuchado antes; la mezcla de tambores con metales y guitarra, con un ritmo que no se parece a nada que haya escuchado antes.

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Mon Oct 25 2021
4

Loved this. Amazing voice, and a fascinating sound.

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Wed Oct 27 2021
4

Great album. 4 Heard it while reading the bible. Matched the vibe

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Thu Nov 18 2021
4

sounds important i guess. fun and short! 4 stars

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Wed Dec 22 2021
4

Very good!

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Wed Jan 05 2022
4

I was not expecting to like this one, but was surprised to find a really enjoyed it! Pitche Mi was a standout, so emotional.

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Fri Jan 14 2022
4

This sounds less commercial than the YND stuff that he put out a few years later. The first song caught my attention about half way thru and the next two were quite enjoyable. I like the rambling percussion, the loose arrangements the guitar in Pitche MI. And of course the voice.

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Fri Jan 14 2022
4

I can't put it in words but there's something about the singing style in Senegalese music that is quite soothing. He sings this way and is also able to hit notes in an expanded range. My favourite bits are songs with the traditional African guitar melodies as in Taaw. While this album has  lovely percussion throughout, the album doesn't hit its potential since the production doesn't do justice. I need to use my imagination to think how amazing  his singing on Pitche Mi must be live or with recording / producing capabilities from even 10 - 20 years later.  I quite like Senegalese music and would have a 5 for music from that country but I feel like I'm  rounding up here.

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Sun Jan 16 2022
4

pretty groovy, I don’t think I’d want to listen to it more than once but for what it was it was pretty fun 7/10

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Wed Jan 26 2022
4

Well shit, I'm gonna have to remember this one when I'm grilling, hammocking, or otherwise relaxing this summer. I don't know what the lyrics are about, but the music is really fun. I also like the length of this record. It's almost not an LP. Four tracks at a total of 34 minutes. That must barely make the cut. Anyway, these songs need to be longer (liket he 11+ minute "Taaw"). Because they sort of lure you into a groove. And, for me at least, I don't really ever want it to end. Also, I feel like there is a lot of mastering compression happening on this record, and sometimes it has a really cool effect of smooshing everything into a wall of sound that is only driver forward by the hand percussion. Loved it.

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Wed Feb 23 2022
4

Immigrés by Youssou N'Dour. I had heard his backing vocals in a number of songs most notably "In Your Eyes" by Peter Gabriel. First time listening to his own music which is classified as mbalax, a mixture of traditional Sengalese and latin-styles and was huge in Africa. This album is four songs. All songs are dominated by his tenor voice and a slew of percussions. Mostly rhythm driven. The one exception is the second song "Pitche Mi" where you really hear the Latin and guitar influence. "Taaw" is the highlight with its rolling bass and heavy percussion. Paul Simon was most definitely listening to this for his album "Graceland." Overall, I'm surprised at how much I enjoyed this album and music.

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Fri Mar 18 2022
4

Leuk album. Wereldmuziek in een modern jasje

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Thu Mar 24 2022
4

Africana, reggae, jazz

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Sun May 08 2022
4

Wow this is a great album. Jazzy, funky with amazing guitar and fantastic percussion. I loved it. 4.5 🌟

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Fri May 13 2022
4

Whatever he’s selling, I’m buying. 4 stars

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Wed May 18 2022
4

Heerlijk albumpje met andere muziek als normaal, top

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Thu Jun 02 2022
4

Overall, a solid album. I really enjoyed the funky beats and the general vibe. Though I have to admit the first half of the album is 4 stars for me and the second half is only 3 stars. But what can you do? It is definitely worth a listen. Giving this 4 stars because I like the vocals and I'm feeling generous today. Fave track: Title track.

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Fri Jun 03 2022
4

Falleg plata. Falleg rödd.

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Fri Jun 24 2022
4

This was a wonderful soundtrack to today.

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Thu Jun 30 2022
4

great album

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Wed Jul 13 2022
4

Beautiful. Not much more I can add

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Fri Jul 15 2022
4

nice album

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Thu Aug 25 2022
4

It's 7 Seconds guy! Good vibes, not something I'd listen to every day.

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Thu Sep 01 2022
4

Quite beautiful

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Fri Sep 02 2022
4

It's a groove

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Thu Sep 08 2022
4

This kind of unexpected album is one of the most exciting things about this list. It's far from my favorite music genre, but it's far because of my lack of knowledge of how big the world is. I hope to keep this project for the following years, and I wish to receive more classical but even more of these different and culturally challenging albuns. Good music, great experience. (Unfortunately, the Wikipedia page for the album is too short, but the Youssou N'Dour page helps with it)

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Thu Sep 15 2022
4

A pleasant surprise. Never dabbled into this genre before, but the music is incredible. At some points often a bit bloated, but full of talent and ambition. Favourite Tracks: - Pitche Mi - Taaw - Badou Overall Rating: 4/5

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Thu Sep 22 2022
4

Intense and dynamic. Dancers probably find it danceable. One's not qualified to say much more than it sounds cool and substantive and lord knows we've all heard much worse world music and if this made him a global star, it must be good, right?

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Sun Sep 25 2022
4

something different, fun and cheerful

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Fri Oct 28 2022
4

Enjoyed this album. Nice chill background music. Relaxing percussion and vocals.

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Tue Nov 08 2022
4

Very Interesting

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Fri Nov 11 2022
4

This felt like one cohesive piece rather than 4 individual tracks. I rather much enjoyed the whole thing.

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Fri Nov 25 2022
4

A brief, breezy and energetic album from one of Africa's finest musicians of the late 20th Century, packed to the brim with a neverending barrage of synths fusing with Afrobeat. It doesn't overstay its welcome and deserving of further attention. Favorites: Taaw, Immigrés.

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Sat Oct 10 2020
3

Pretty good. The only standout for me was Pitchie Mi, but the others were good.

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Mon Jun 28 2021
3

I appreciate that this list doesn’t solely focus on western music in. Never would have listened to this otherwise and it’s really interesting

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Mon Jun 28 2021
3

I’m pretty sure the black panther score samples this

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Thu Jan 21 2021
3

Great, groovy world music

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Thu Feb 04 2021
3

Good world music but not my particular taste

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Thu Feb 04 2021
3

Mezclas interesantes

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Fri Mar 19 2021
3

no hate no love.

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Sat Apr 24 2021
3

Interesting to have something different

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Sat May 15 2021
3

cool one

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Fri Jun 18 2021
3

Música africana animada.

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Wed Jun 30 2021
3

Músico senegales. Ritmos

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Tue Jan 26 2021
3

Enjoyable but wouldn't rush to listen again

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Fri Feb 19 2021
3

Música para ir a meditar a la India xD

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Sun Feb 21 2021
3

Not trash, but doesn’t stand out from any other world record I’ve heard in the past

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Sat May 15 2021
3

Nice, mellow African music. There's only 4 tracks on this album so I'm going to pick 2 tracks for best ones. BT: Immigres/Bitim Rew, Pitche Mi

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Tue Jun 01 2021
3

Ok but not really my type of music

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Mon Jan 25 2021
3

Not something I would actively choose to listen to, but very interesting to hear once. Enriching to know about this music, but I won't listen to it again.

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Fri May 28 2021
3

É difícil avaliar uma album assim. É bom, mas não é meu estilo.

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Thu May 20 2021
3

Good vibes

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Thu May 27 2021
3

This is not something I would typically find myself listening to, so it's hard for me to rate. It sounds great, and is well recorded and composed, but I don't see myself coming back to it. 3* because it's certainly not a bad record, but it's not a record for me.

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Fri May 21 2021
3

something a bit different! not hugely my taste but respect it

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Thu Jul 01 2021
3

Didn't seem to be anything exceptional, but also was fun to listen to. A solid 3.

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Fri May 14 2021
3

wouldn't buy

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Fri May 21 2021
3

Not my favourite Senegalese album but I'd probably listen again.

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Fri Jun 18 2021
3

Nice short album…not familiar with the artist

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Mon May 10 2021
3

Some of it was good.

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Mon Jul 26 2021
3

Reminded me of latin music. It was good.

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Mon Aug 09 2021
3

Really different. Four long tracks, 35 minutes, spanning multiple genres - give it a go

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Thu Sep 02 2021
3

Second listen. Very nice music to have on in the background. Really enjoying the music.

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Fri Sep 03 2021
3

good as a joyful and relaxing background music

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Mon Sep 20 2021
3

Lively.

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Mon Oct 04 2021
3

Really struggled with this one. Loved the beats and the melodies but because I didn’t understand the lyrics I felt I was missing out on half the song. Also felt that the tracks were too long, again if I knew what the subject was or what they were singing about it may have made more sense.

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Wed Oct 13 2021
3

Nada malo como disco de Afro-Pop, incluso sin ser la música que acostumbro oír me pudo parecer entretenida y hasta mejor que lo de los Zombies que no muerden que oímos hace algunos meses. Conocía el nombre de Youssou porque participa en un tributo a Lennon en el que hace su version de 'Jealous Guy' que es bastante buena.

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Wed Oct 13 2021
3

La primera está bien. La segunda y la tercera son las mejores del disco y la cuarta otra vez bien. Es música muy agradable aunque no me despierta más que eso. 3.5 estrellas que bajan a 3 porque están bien y ya. Songs: Pitche Mi, Taaw

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Fri Oct 22 2021
3

Could use more Paul Simon.

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Fri Oct 22 2021
3

Enjoyed it!

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Sun Oct 24 2021
3

I enjoyed this more than expected. 3 stars.

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Mon Oct 25 2021
3

Really nice music, quite enjoyable to listen to, and often puts a smile of my face from the energy coming through.

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Wed Nov 03 2021
3

Raro, divertido y bien hecho.

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Fri Dec 03 2021
3

There are some very dated synth patches on this record. But it's a good listen.

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Sun Dec 19 2021
3

Enjoyed it but prefer some of his others.

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Thu Jan 13 2022
3

Look I can appreciate it—it was interesting—but I’d say not my cup of tea.

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Fri Jan 14 2022
3

Timeless album that certainly doesn't sound like its from 1984, and holds up really well today. I like how compact this album is, only 4 songs, no fat. I also like the joyous vibe from this album, really chill guitar especially on Pitche Mi and the brass isn't in your face like some of his contemporaries, eg Hugh Masakela and Fela Kuti.

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Wed Jan 26 2022
3

Again, it's amazing how difficult it is to judge music when I know so little about the history, culture, and language from which it was derived. However, this was pretty jammy. It reminded me a lot of when I used to play in the high school jazz band - it has that kind of free-formy vibe. Also, I'm real impressed with the producing and engineering. There is a lot going on, but all the "stuff" came through crisp. Really dug it.

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Thu Mar 17 2022
3

nekako litnji ugođaj, nije loše, al malo dosadi nakon dužeg slušanja, bilo bi dobro da su malo kraće pisme haha

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Thu Mar 24 2022
3

Funky.

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Wed Mar 30 2022
3

A formidable ensemble, and that nice Middle Eastern tone of his tenor. (6/10) FT: Immigrés

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Fri Apr 01 2022
3

Jolly stuff

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Wed Apr 06 2022
3

"World music" is a dreadful term for various reasons, and it's also something that, frankly, I don't really have much experience with. As such I don't really know what I think about this cos I'm not really sure how to respond to it; I'm giving it three stars cos that seems fair, I did find it pleasing to listen to.

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Fri Apr 15 2022
3

Giving this a fairly safe 3 stars and thought it would be great as bkg music in a film but as for me listening to it over and over, unlikely.

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Fri Apr 15 2022
3

Enjoyable. It's not a style I'm familiar with, but this was a good listen.

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Wed Apr 20 2022
3

A fun, vibrant LP - the longer track lengths and relative lack of vocals means this one falls into the background music category a bit, but not in a negative way.

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Thu May 05 2022
3

Pretty fun to have in the background in the summer but hard to parse without knowing the lyrics

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Thu May 19 2022
3

I liked Pitche Mi a LOT The rest I didn't mind

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Fri May 27 2022
3

Buoyant exuberant jammy jams in another tongue.

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Thu Jun 02 2022
3

Really enjoyable, chill music. Demerits for using synths instead of real horns. Best track: Pitche Mi

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Fri Jun 03 2022
3

Pretty fun!

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Fri Jun 24 2022
3

Was really nice to have some Afrobeats playing as I tried to bake a cake yesterday afternoon. Some lovely stuff on here. Always happy to listen to Youssou.

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Fri Jul 08 2022
3

World spanning vocals and grooves equally pacific, though not as astonishing as he'd create later on.

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Wed Jul 13 2022
3

So exotic and cool. It's a pleasure to mix up my music listening and get into some afro beats.

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Thu Jul 28 2022
3

Short, but sweet.

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Fri Jul 29 2022
3

There are far too few non-western artists on this list, so I was already feeling good about this album, just to see it here. But this is absolutely not just a token of diversity meant to appease. Rather, this is a testament to the universal language of music, which I hope will open the eyes and ears of listeners touring this list. I personally enjoyed the vibrant vocals and horns, the hypnotic drum chorus, and the iterative verse-over-verse permutations of the opening track 'Immigres/Bitim Rew' and the closing track 'Badou'. The central two tracks are much more mellow, but similarly rich in their musical texture. This is a wonderful introduction to the music of Senegal and I look forward to exploring the artists and albums of that country and region further; with or without this list's recommendations.

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Fri Jul 29 2022
3

Nog best goed te doen. Had ik toen ik eraan begon niet verwacht.

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Sun Aug 14 2022
3

Un très beau recueil de sénégalaiseries proposé ici par Youssou N'Dour.

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Sun Aug 14 2022
3

Youssou N'Dour a compilé pour nous les meilleures sénégalaiseries de son époque pour en faire un album joyeux et bigarré.

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Wed Aug 31 2022
3

just love this kind of music

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Fri Sep 09 2022
3

A gargoyle crawling under my foreskin turns and gives me a look that tells me I haven't cleaned myself enough lately. I panic and wonder what to do. My shame should never be known. I wank and shower him in a litre of semen. He drowns and I cry.

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Fri Sep 09 2022
3

i listened to most of this, its ample background music.

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Wed Sep 21 2022
3

Good.

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Wed Sep 21 2022
3

Upbeat music, good for early morning. I probably wouldn’t seek it out, it’s just a shame I only really hear different music like this on here. 3*

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Wed Sep 21 2022
3

3.5

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Wed Sep 21 2022
3

Nice, chill

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Wed Oct 05 2022
3

Nice feel good music

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Mon Oct 10 2022
3

busy but skillful

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Fri Oct 28 2022
3

Bueno! Al fin un álbum que no es ni británico ni estadounidense, porque quien escribió este libro pareciera que piensa que lo único bueno es la música de esos países y es más que obvio que música buena hay en cualquier lado del mundo y ninguna es mejor que otra. Es bueno este disco, es distinto, y nos fuimos por un rato fuera del rock y del pop, y eso es importantísimo.

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Wed Nov 02 2022
3

Background music for an evening rooftop party. Good food, good drink, good friends, good night.

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Sun Nov 20 2022
3

Eh, this was ok? Fun enough but nothing I'd listen to again, even as a token foreign album. 3/5.

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Fri Nov 25 2022
3

One of the joys of this album list is that it gets me to listen to things of which I was completely unaware, and have no preconceptions. This was such an album. I enjoyed it but am not sure I'd listen again - the sections I really enjoyed started to become repetitive quite quickly, and I am not sure if my inability to understand the lyrics setracts from my enjoyment. Overall, I'm glad to have found "something new"

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Tue Jan 26 2021
2

Not really enjoying this music

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Fri Apr 16 2021
2

Not my cup of tea

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Tue Jun 08 2021
2

4

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Sun Mar 21 2021
2

Nah

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Fri Mar 05 2021
2

2/5 Tribal sounds, but not my cup of tea

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Thu Mar 18 2021
2

First track is great. The rest is ok. Tough for Western ears to get. One star for the musicianship + one star for my white guilt.

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Thu Mar 18 2021
2

Nothing dislikeable but forgettable background noise for me

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Thu Mar 18 2021
2

I wouldnt mind this if I was walking past the West Holts Stage at Glasto.

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Thu Mar 18 2021
2

Technically an EP, ain't it

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Wed Apr 14 2021
2

idk i can’t give a good rating bc it’s just not my fav genre

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Sun Apr 25 2021
2

Youssou N'Dour's voice is familiar to me through his work with Peter Gabriel on various albums and live performances. The music is mostly okay. I wasn't sure how to rate this album, so I listened again. At almost the same spot in the third track out of four, I checked to see how long until the album was done. There are a few points in the last two tracks where I'm done listening. I guess that makes this a 2.

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Tue Jun 22 2021
2

not really into this. second and third song were nice.

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Mon May 10 2021
2

first song is good and warm but nothing impressive. Female vocals are fine. Didn't care for the chill song Pitche Mi. I understand this is a good live performance feel but I'm just not engaged.

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Wed Jun 09 2021
2

Eh. Probably innovative or soemthing. Not for me.

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Mon Jun 07 2021
2

Not bad, but not interesting.

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Fri Jul 23 2021
2

Meh

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Thu Aug 12 2021
2

First listen. Interesting African music. I did enjoy it quite a bit after listening to it all day. Very strong 2/5.

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Thu Sep 23 2021
2

Not really my jam

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Wed Oct 06 2021
2

Beschwingt, sympa, locker und in gewohnt Afrobeatig happy-krautig. Tut nicht weh, fordert aber auch nicht sonderlich 2.4

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Wed Oct 13 2021
2

2.5 | No me terminó de convencer. Aprecio que esté bien hecho y que su calidad de compositor y mezcla con ritmos es correcta. De hecho hasta humor tenía para algo tipo Afro Beat, pero no me terminó de cuajar. Si lo comparo con algo como Fela Kuti siento que al menos en este disco Fela gana de calle facilmente. Quizá es la instrumentación, se termina escuchando con las partes electrónicas medio... apagadas? No estoy seguro pero simplemente fue un disco que vino, se fue y no encendió mucho en mí, aunque se escucha tecnicamente correcto. Para ser tantos ritmos africanos algo le falta de caracter.

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Thu Oct 14 2021
2

Pitche Mi oli jopa ihan hyvä biisi. Ei edes vituttanut kuunnella läpi vaikka levyn ensitahdit antoi muusta viitettä.

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Thu Nov 18 2021
2

I didn't like it very much, but it was cool to hear something totally different, and it made perfectly fine background music while I was playing a board game tonight.

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Thu Nov 18 2021
2

Don't like it

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Wed Nov 24 2021
2

5/10

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Thu Dec 16 2021
2

ethnic music but doesn't really sound too interesting

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Wed Dec 22 2021
2

Not for me

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Mon Dec 27 2021
2

Definitely mixed feelings on this one. This is definitely different from my usual listening. Overall, it's not too bad. The instruments are quite good at times but sometimes I found myself getting bored with the length of these tracks. I didn't really care for the vocals either, not because I didn't understand the language but just the overall style. I hate to shit on this album too much because it seems like something I'm just not accustomed to. I can't lie and say that I really enjoyed it though.

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Thu Jan 20 2022
2

Interesting rhythms. Not into the vocals.

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Sun Jan 23 2022
2

Not great

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Fri Feb 18 2022
2

Interesting but very niche

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Wed Mar 02 2022
2

boring

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Wed Mar 09 2022
2

Didn't enjoy it as much as some of his others.

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Thu Mar 17 2022
2

Senegalska pjevačica 🧐 A šta da kažen, jako neobično. A ima puno instrumenata pa mi se sviđa i ritmično je pa san si pustila dok san radila. “Moving” muzika. Slažen se

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Thu Mar 31 2022
2

Musical syncretism. I'm sure a lot of people will rightfully find something compelling herein.

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Thu Jun 16 2022
2

This was fine. 2 stars.

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Thu Jun 16 2022
2

Ikkje spesielt interessant

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Thu Jun 16 2022
2

Ikke min greie. Kan anbefale Bombino med Nomad. Den liker jeg i denne sjangeren. Produsert av Dan Auerbach så da vet man ca hvordan sounden på den er.

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Fri Jun 17 2022
2

African music - not for me. 2 stars

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