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Author: Angélique KidjoRoy HargroveBonoJohn LegendDianne ReevesAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Razor & Tie, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : Popular musicView all editions and formats
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Featuring Kidjo's unique interpretations of songs from artists as diverse as James Brown, Otis Redding, Miriam Makeba, and Santana, and including guests John Legend, Roy Hargrove, and Dianne Reeves, this album is a truly diverse collection reflecting the music that inspired Kidjo growing up.

"4 out of 5...a bright, joyous and accessible album from an African superstar in her prime."--Songlines.

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Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Angélique Kidjo; Roy Hargrove; Bono; John Legend; Dianne Reeves; Lionel Loueke; Christian McBride; Antibalas' Afrobeat Orchestra.
OCLC Number: 497046767
Language Note: Sung in various unidentified languages.
Notes: Popular music from Benin.
Produced by Angelique Kidjo and Jean Hebrail.
Compact disc.
Program notes in English ([12] p. : ill., ports. (some col.)) inserted in container.
Track 15, the theme of the UNICEF campaign Give the gift of life; Track 16 inspired by Uwem Akpan's book Say you're one of them.
Credits: Produced by Angelique Kidjo and Jean Hebrail.
Performer(s): Angelique Kidjo, vocals ; Roy Hargrove ; Bono ; John Legend ; Dianne Reeves ; Lionel Loueke ; Christian McBride ; Antibalas ; additional assisting musicians.
Event notes: Recorded at Avatar Studios, New York, N.Y.
Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Zelie (2:03) --
Samba pa ti (feat. Roy Hargrove) (3:59) --
Move on up (feat. Bono and John Legend) (3:46) --
Lakutshona llanga (2:16) --
I've got dreams to remember (3:52) --
Kelele (3:42) --
Monfe ran e (feat. Dianne Reeves) (3:10) --
Dil mein chhupa ke pyar ka too (3:51) --
Petite fleur (2:19) --
Afia (4:11) --
Cold sweat (4:02) --
Out of Africa (3:10) --
Mbube (4:29) --
Atcha houn (1:58) --
You can count on me (3:09) --
Agbalagba (2:26).
Responsibility: Angelique Kidjo.

Abstract:

Featuring Kidjo's unique interpretations of songs from artists as diverse as James Brown, Otis Redding, Miriam Makeba, and Santana, and including guests John Legend, Roy Hargrove, and Dianne Reeves, this album is a truly diverse collection reflecting the music that inspired Kidjo growing up.

"4 out of 5...a bright, joyous and accessible album from an African superstar in her prime."--Songlines.

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