Black Ivory Soul - Angélique Kidjo
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  1. Bahia
  2. Iwoya
  3. Olofoofo
  4. Tumba
  5. Black Ivory Soul
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  1. Bahia
  2. Iwoya
  3. Olofoofo
  4. Tumba
  5. Black Ivory Soul
  6. Refavela
  7. Iemanjá
  8. Afirika
  9. Okam Bale
  10. Ominira
  11. Mondjuba
  12. Ces Petits Riens
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Angelique Kidjo's records have brought her plenty of acclaim, but they've tended to be very mixed -- some tracks exceptional, others remarkably ordinary. Black Ivory Soul, her exploration of the connection between her native Benin and the Bahian region in the north east of Brazil, might just be her most consistent and satisfying effort to date. She's toned down the R&B influence that peppered 1998's Oremi -- indeed, only the title cut is R&B, and that has a sweet Brazilian inflection -- and focuses instead on the job at ...

Black Ivory Soul 2002, Sony Music Distribution

UPC: 696998579927

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