I wish you all the very best for 2015, and may the force be with you! :-)
Hard drive archaeology.
Recently I rediscovered the music from an outstanding French singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. This did happen because I browsed in the www for movie soundtracks, and there I found 'Narco', a french movie from 2004.
And I also am a fan of the music of FELA KUTI. But what relationship do have FELA and the today's artist I want to present you? It's the presence of the 'funky drummer' TONY ALLEN, who founded the real 'Afro Beat' in the 70s.
In the 70s and 80s he was the drummer in FELA's band, and in the today's tune his play fits perfect to the melancholic sounds of this French genius I introduce you today. I combined the session version from 2006 with the studio version from 2004 into a 'collage of sounds' I would call it.
Here is the info: