Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Kanou
3:54
2 Sowa
3:08
3 Bakonoba
3:16
4 Kèlè
3:09
5 Makoun Oumou
4:36
6 Sonkolon
3:32
7 Alama
3:35
8 Bissa
3:05
9 Mousso
3:19
10 Wililé
4:50
11 Boloko
3:35
12 Clandestin
3:59

Credits

CD 1

shakers [shaker]:
Fatoumata Diawara (tracks 1, 4–6, 11)
bass guitar:
Papus Diabaté (track 8)
John Paul Jones (UK rock musician of Led Zeppelin & Them Crooked Vultures) (track 6)
Hilaire Penda (tracks 3, 5, 9, 11–12)
Leon Richard (track 4)
Sonny (UK producer, mixer, etc.) (track 2)
Alioune Wade (tracks 1, 10)
kora:
Toumani Diabaté (track 10)
membranophone:
Sola Akingbola (track 8)
Tony Allen (Nigerian-born drummer and composer) (track 9)
Francis Arnaud (track 12)
Jon Grandcamp (tracks 4, 10)
Sebastian Rochford (tracks 2–3, 5, 11)
claves [clave]:
Fatoumata Diawara (track 4)
calabash:
Fatoumata Diawara (track 1)
Madou Koné (track 4)
guitar:
Fatoumata Diawara (tracks 1, 3–12)
Thomas Grommaire (track 8)
Guimba Kouyate (tracks 2, 10)
kamalen ngɔni [kamel ngoni]:
Ousmane Keita (track 1)
electric guitar:
Moh! Kouyaté (tracks 3–4, 6, 9, 11–12)
percussion:
Sola Akingbola (track 3)
percussion [karyniang]:
Fatoumata Diawara (track 11)
keyboard:
Boris Persikoff (track 1)
handclaps [claps]:
Fatoumata Diawara (track 12)
udu [oudou]:
Fatoumata Diawara (track 5)
ngɔni:
Guimba Kouyate (tracks 5–6, 11)
congas:
Sola Akingbola (tracks 4, 8–9)
additional producer:
Sonny (UK producer, mixer, etc.) (tracks 1–12)
additional recording engineer:
Lucas Chauvière (Engineer) (tracks 1–12)
Christophe Marais (tracks 1–12)
Boris Persikoff (tracks 1–12)
assistant mixer:
Dan Ingall (tracks 1–12)
assistant recording engineer:
Dan Ingall (tracks 1–12)
mixer:
Sonny (UK producer, mixer, etc.) (tracks 1–12)
performer:
Ousmane Kouyaté (track 1)
producer:
Fatoumata Diawara (tracks 1–12)
Nick Gold (tracks 1–12)
recording engineer:
Sonny (UK producer, mixer, etc.) (tracks 1–12)
Marc Loisel (tracks 1–12)
vocals:
Fatoumata Diawara (tracks 1–12)
writer:
Fatoumata Diawara (tracks 1–12)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Popcorn Lab in Paris, Île-de-France, France (tracks 1–12)
recording of:
Alama (track 7)
Bakonoba (track 3)
Bissa (track 8)
Boloko (track 11)
Clandestin (track 12)
Kanou (track 1)
Kèlè (track 4)
Makoun Oumou (track 5)
Mousso (track 9)
Sonkolon (track 6)
Sowa (track 2)
Wililé (track 10)

Release

additional mastering: Jerry Boys
Tony Cousins (mastering engineer)
Bernie Grundman
Tom Leader
design/illustration: Julian House
liner notes: Fatoumata Diawara
mastering: Guy Davie (UK mastering engineer)
mastered at: Electric Mastering (London, UK) in London, England, United Kingdom
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/3120289 [info]