AKOFA AKOUSSAH (LP)
12" Vinyl UK
Official Mr Bonge re-issue of the 1976 album from Togolese singer Akofa Akoussah.
Rich, deep, percussive soulful folk album from master Togolese singer, Akofa Akoussah.
The album moves through uptempo afro-folk-funk on ‘Tango’ to deep ballads of ‘Ramer Sans Rame’ and ‘I Tcho Tchass’ and lighter moments on ‘G Blem Di’ and ‘Mitso Aseye’. Akofas exceptional songs and soaring vocals are decorated with percussion, guitar lines, subtle backing vocals and horns to create a unique, rich sonic.
The album was recorded for release by French label Sonafric in 1976. Produced by Gérard Akueson; founder & owner of African record label, ‘Akue’, based in Paris.
As supported by Gilles Peterson, Hunnee, Antal Rush Hour and many more.
Official Mr Bongo reissue. Licensed from Sonafric/MRC. [info from label]