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10 mars 2007

New Angelique Kidjo/Peter Gabriel remix pack available

I was asked to do some singing and try a few things on a lovely track called 'Salala', by Angelique Kidjo. Her record company are now looking for some remixes and I just thought we'd throw it out to see if any of you were interested to try your magic hands on this material" Peter Gabriel

Even if you don't fancy your remixing skills you can take a trip over to the download page and hear the track - The album Dijn Dijn is due out on May 1st.

Details of the pack on the competiton page.

More on Angelique Kidjo at

"Her spirit is irrepressible, and she brings life to everything she touches."
- Peter Gabriel

"With DJIN DJIN Angelique Kidjo comes home." The four-time Grammy-nominated, much-celebrated singer, composer, and performer began in the Beninese port village of Cotonou, where she launched her career at the age of six. The political turmoil in her country led her to relocate to Paris, the capital of world music, and then ultimately to New York City, where she now resides.

For DJIN DJIN Angelique has pulled together musicans, along with Peter's contribution the record features: drummer Poogie Bell, known for his work with Erykah Badu and Chaka Khan; funk keyboard wizard Amp Fiddler, whose credits include Prince and George Clinton; Larry Campbell, whose multi-instrumental work has adorned the music of Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, and Paul Simon; Senegalese bass giant Habib Faye, a fixture with Youssou N'Dour; guitarists Lionel Loueke, from jazz legend Herbie Hancock's band; Romero Lubambo, a Brazilian wonder whose credits include Diana Krall and Dianne Reeves; Joao Mota, from Guinea-Bissau and kora master Mamadou Diabate.

Talking of Peter's contibution on "Salala" Angelique says:

"He's done so much for African music; in fact, there's something African in his way of singing, moving, and writing his songs"

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Visit Angeliqu Kidjo's site for more on the album.

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