Following the wildly successful dimanche a bamako in 2008, world circuit decided to bring the blind malian duo amadou bagayoko and mariam doumbia to american shores. Amadou et mariam bara joaquins sacred rhythm dance side a1 by killerraregroovez. It was released on the nonesuch records label on 2 august 2005. Amadou and mariam are a musical duo from mali, composed of the couple mariam doumbia vocals born in malis capital bamako 15 april 1958 and amadou bagayoko guitar and vocals born in bamako 24 october 1954. After shelling out for amadou and mariams best of collection je pense a toi i wasnt really looking to further my acquaintance, but dimanche a bamako must have been released later because theres no overlap in tracks between the two and im certainly glad i didnt pass it by. They have been married and performing as a duo since 1980. On 26 october 2005 after their show at the olympia in paris, they were awarded a platinum disc by the french ministry of culture for selling 300,000 units of dimanche a bamako.
For their fourth album, the malian duo collaborates with manu chao and altogether, blow a playful and amusing note for our enjoyment because its sunday in bamako. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Folila, which means music in bambara, was recorded in bamako and new york with. Get youtube premium get youtube tv best of youtube music sports gaming movies tv shows news live. Through recordings and joyously energetic live shows, the pair attracted a following that grew exponentially with the release of dimanche a bamako in 2005. The pair, known as the blind couple from mali met at malis institute for the young blind, and found they shared an interest in music. The album features guests such as ivorian reggae star tiken jah fakoly and italian skajazz trumpeter roy paci. Dimanche a bamako is my choice for world album of the year for 2005. Try disabling any ad blockers and refreshing this page. Produced by manu chao, a musician who never met a stylistic. Manu chao is brilliant and makes a perfect and interesting addition to malian duo amadou and miriam.
Amadou bagayoko and mariam doumbia have been making music together since they first met and fell in love at the institute for young blind people in bamako, malis capital, in the mid1970s. Poised to stand as the years biggest album by a pair of blind musicians from mali, dimanche a bamako sounds a joyous call for the kind of musical and cultural polyphony that can translate on any number of fronts. It was released on because music on november 17, 2008 in europe and was released on nonesuch records on march 24, 2009 in the united states. When you live in this world you have to make yourself useful. Theres something so uplifting and joyful about this album. Amadou and mariam, dimanche a bamako music the guardian. September 22, 2017 amadou and mariam are two blind musicians from mali who met, fell in love with each others.
Dimanche a bamako is a fun, happy and familyfriendly quality world music album worth a listen if you are intelligent and experimental with your music tastes. Nov 08, 2004 get all the lyrics to songs on dimanche a bamako and join the genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics. Amadou bagayoko and mariam doumbia, a married couple from mali who first met at an institute for the blind, have been making music together in one form or another since 1976. Jun 02, 2005 amadou and mariam, dimanche a bamako 4 5 stars 4 out of 5.1253 1496 815 1390 809 379 854 304 1108 1469 1029 996 1113 1464 311 1075 800 1127 1310 766 879 336 111 727 607 934 1502 6 389 293 498 661 220 1123 40 85 713 254 716 420 92 572 1403 609 1014