Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 M’Bifo
6:16
2 Sara
5:57
3 Kôté Don
5:39
4 Mariama
5:38
5 Manian
6:04
6 Déli
6:02
7 Niènafîng
3:38
8 Kèlè Mandi
4:09
9 Kanou
6:53
10 Bowmboï
9:56

Credits

CD 1

violin:
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet) (2002-12) (tracks 5, 10)
John Sherba (2002-12) (tracks 5, 10)
cello:
Jennifer Culp (2002-12) (tracks 5, 10)
strings arranger:
Stephen Prutsman (tracks 5, 10)
viola:
Hank Dutt (2002-12) (tracks 5, 10)
bolon:
Djibril Camara (track 6)
guitar:
Rokia Traoré (tracks 1–10)
bass:
Christophe Minck (tracks 1–2, 7)
percussion:
Sidiki Camara (tracks 2–3, 9)
Alou Coulibaly (tracks 3–4, 7)
Andra Kouyaté (tracks 2–4, 7, 9)
Steve Shehan (tracks 2–4, 7, 9–10)
balafon:
Adama Diarra (tracks 3, 9)
electric sitar:
Christophe Minck (track 6)
ngɔni [n'goni]:
Mamah Diabaté (tracks 1–4, 7, 9)
Andra Kouyaté (tracks 2–4, 7, 9)
Baba Sissoko (tracks 6, 10)
additional assistant recording engineer:
Kevin Scott (Engineer) (2002-12) (tracks 5, 10)
additional producer:
Judith Sherman (tracks 5, 10)
additional recording engineer:
Leslie Ann Jones (2002-12) (tracks 5, 10)
assistant mixer:
Maïkôl Seminatore (2003-03) (tracks 1–10)
background vocals:
Rokia Traoré (tracks 1–10)
Charlotte Dipanda (tracks 1, 4, 7)
Ousmane Sacko (track 4)
editor:
Mark Willsher (tracks 5, 10)
lead vocals:
Rokia Traoré (tracks 1–10)
mixer:
Philippe Teissier du Cros (2003-03) (tracks 1–10)
producer:
Thomas Weill (tracks 1–10)
mixed at:
Studio Boxson (Philippe Teissier du Cros) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (2003-03) (tracks 1–10)
recorded at:
The Site in San Rafael, California, United States (2002-12) (tracks 5, 10)

Release

ASIN: US: B0002M5T9I [info]