PFC2: Songs Around The World (2011)
The Playing for Change project has grown to formidable proportions with the addition of some of the world’s finest musicians. On its latest production, PFC2: Songs Around The World, the global hopping project celebrates memorable songs by PFC2: Songs Around The World“>Bob Marley, The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, John Lennon, Otis Redding and originals by Baaba Maal and several of the participating musicians.
Rock, soul, reggae and vallenato classics are transformed into fascinating worldbeat pieces. The cast is a dream team of international musicians and singers. Artists include Baaba Maal, Keb Mo, Sandra de Sá, Taj Mahal, Tinariwen, Colombian star Carlos Vives, kora master Mamadou Diabate, Roger Ridley, Grandpa Elliot, Stephen Marley, Mermans Kenkosenki, and Char.
The two disc set comes with two variations of the songs, a music CD and a DVD with video versions of the pieces.
PFC2, Songs Around the World is a spectacular gathering of global artists united for a worthy cause.
Buy the album or MP3 downloads:
- In North America: PFC2: Songs Around The World. Other recordings available: Playing for Change Live, Playing for Change: Songs Around The World
- In Europe: PFC2: Songs Around The World. Other recordings available:
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.