Senegalese world music superstar Baaba Maal unveiled the music video for his latest single “Dakar Moon.” Named for the Senegalese capital city, the song, the second single from 2009’s revered Television, is the most beloved English language tracks on the record not only for Baaba’s passionate delivery, but also for its powerful imagery and mix of flamenco guitars and modern instrumentation.
- In North America: Television. Other titles available: Wango (Syllart / Stern’s, 1985), Taara (Syllart / Melodie, 1987), Djam Leelii (Mango, 1989), Baayo (Mango, 1991), Lam Toro (Mango, 1993), Firin’ in Fouta (Mango, 1994), Nomad Soul (Palm Pictures, 1998), Live at the Royal Festival Hall (Palm Pictures, 1999), Jombaajo (Sonodisc, 2000), Missing You….Mi Yeewnii (Palm Pictures, 2001), The Best of the Early Years (Wrasse, 2003), and On the Road (Palm, 2008)
- In Europe: Television. Other titles available: Djam Leelii, Firin’ In Fouta, The Best of the Early Years, Baayo, Live at the Royal Festival Hall, On the Road, Nomad Soul, Baaba Maal – Senegal Palm World Voice, Lam Toro
Author: World Music Central News Department
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