London, England – Malian singer Oumou Sangare has a new album out titled Oumou, released September 29, on the World Circuit label.
Oumou Sangare is Mali’s great diva, champion of women’s rights and one of the world’s most astounding female voices. Oumou is her first new release in 7 years.
Compiled by British world music radio producer Charlie Gillett and World Circuit’s Nick Gold, this 2CD collection contains 8 new songs never before released on CD, alongside a career retrospective of 12 of the best tracks from her previous 3 albums on World Circuit.
All tracks have been digitally remastered and the CD booklet contains song notes by Oumou Sangare herself.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.