Belenou - Emosyon Tambou-a LP
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1. A1 Emosyon Tanbou-A
2. A2 Bélya Pou Péyi-A
3. A3 Tout Pèp La Sanblé
4. A4 Sové Tè-A
5. B1 Wi Nou Ké Rivé
6. B2 Ni Dé Jou
7. B3 Démokrasi
8. B4 Dansé Ting-Bang
£20.83

Belenou - Emosyon Tambou-a LP

Lovely crafted tip-on sleeve. 700 copies.

Minimalist and spiritual, a true rural ancestral art from Martinique, the Bèlè combines dance and music from responsorial monodies, on codified drum rhythms and ti-bwa working up into the trance. The texts are simple, short and tell the story of everyday life and struggle. While preserving the emotion and the drum’s central place, the fundamental contribution of Bèlènou is to keep the traditional form of Bèlè while adding a modern instrumentation: bass, guitar, saxophone, drums...

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