All about: Oumou Sangaré

‘Made In France’ Artists at Glastonbury

Event

‘Made In France’ Artists at Glastonbury

If you're heading to Glastonbury this weekend (or following on TV), don't forget to look out for a host of top-notch French or French-signed artists. Audiences will be treated to sets from Phoenix, Jain, Justice, Fakear, Roscius, Naya, Oumou Sangare (on French label No Format) and Parcels (signed to Kitsuné).To get you in the mood, here's Parcels' brand new single - a dream collaboration with Daft Punk! ...

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Oumou Sangaré ‘Mogoya’

Release

Oumou Sangaré ‘Mogoya’

After unleashing fiery single 'Yere Faga' on the world, Malian superstar Oumou Sangaré releases her new album Mogoya (meaning “people today”) on Nø Format. Her first solo album since 2012, it mixes traditional instruments such as kamele n’goni (harp), karignan (metal scraper) and calabash with electric guitar, keys, bass and synths to create a perfect blend of traditional and modern. She has help from guests like Tony Allen but this i...

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19/05/2017
19/05/2017
Oumou Sangaré ‘Yere Faga’ ft. Tony Allen

Video

Oumou Sangaré ‘Yere Faga’ ft. Tony Allen

One of the greatest living female voices in African music, Oumou Sangaré, has released a video for ' Yere Faga' featuring legendary drummer Tony Allen, from her album Mogoya (meaning 'people today') out on French label Nø Førmat! on 19th May. The video, directed by Chris Saunders, shows a young woman inhabited by the demon of dance in the streets of Bamako. The Malian singer denounces the new curse of Malian society, suicide, and delivers a ...

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30/03/2017
30/03/2017