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Mdou Moctar - Niger EP Vol. 2
Mdou Moctar - Niger EP Vol. 2

Mdou Moctar - Niger EP Vol. 2

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This item is scheduled to be released on 10th March 2023.

Description

Ibitlan is a love song,” says producer and bassist Mikey Coltun. “Mdou sings about his love for a woman, comparing her to a beautiful valley with a stream running through it, how her skin is a yellow flower and her smile is like lightning. This particular recording was done in Agadez in 2017 at a wedding. Mdou and I had played three weddings a day for about a month and a half on that trip. It was like bootcamp. I loved it. Ibitlan is one of Mdou's oldest songs and is covered by pretty much every Tuareg guitarist. We've played versions of this song lasting over 20 minutes. It's definitely one of my favorites to play!”

An innovative alchemy of Tuareg folk, blues and rock, electric guitar pyrotechnics, field recordings and electronics with poetic call-to-arms lyrics about the plight of his homeland of Niger, Moctar’s 2021 album Afrique Victime swept end of year lists, achieving high placements in The Economist, The Guardian, The New York Times, Uncut, MOJO, Pitchfork, The New Yorker, NPR, Rolling Stone, Dazed & Confused, DJ, Crack and many others.

Format Info

Transparent green vinyl.

Tracklisting

1. Iblis Amghar
2. Ibitilan
3. Nakane Dish
4. Chimoumounim
5. Asdikte Akal
6. Azawad

Artist: Mdou Moctar
Label: Matador
Catalogue: OLE1914T
Barcode: 191401191418
Format: 12"
Release Date: 10th March 2023

This product is a pre order and is scheduled to be released 10th March 2023.

This product is available on preorder with a limited discounted price.

                               

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When is this released?

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