Volume 1: Sound Magic - Afro Celt Sound System
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  1. Saor/Free/News From Nowhere
  2. Whirl-Y-Reel 1
  3. Inion/Daughter
  4. Sure-As-Not/Sure-As-Knot
  5. Nu Cead Againn Dul Abhaile/We Cannot Go Home
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  1. Saor/Free/News From Nowhere
  2. Whirl-Y-Reel 1
  3. Inion/Daughter
  4. Sure-As-Not/Sure-As-Knot
  5. Nu Cead Againn Dul Abhaile/We Cannot Go Home
  6. Dark Moon, High Tide
  7. Whirl-Y-Reel 2
  8. House of the Ancestors
  9. Eistigh Liomsa Sealad/Listen to Me/Saor Reprise
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You may never have thought of Celtic and African rhythms as complementing one another, but this very interesting effort takes both idioms into new territory with some engaging results. The outcome is a sort of hip-hop jig and reel, like the Chieftains meet the Chemical Brothers. Masamba Diop's masterful talking drum creates an exotic pulse under Myrdhin's fine Celtic harp, and it sounds like a party at some global crossroads. Indeed, the most fascinating aspect of Afro Celt Sound System's Volume 1: Sound Magic is the very ...

Volume 1: Sound Magic 2008, Real World Records

UPC: 884108006023

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Volume 1: Sound Magic 1996, Real World Records

UPC: 017046235921

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