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Amadou and Mariam: La Confusion review – distinctive new songs on patchily good release - The Guardian 21 Sep 2017, 5:16 pm


The Guardian

Amadou and Mariam: La Confusion review – distinctive new songs on patchily good release
The Guardian
It's 12 years now since Amadou and Mariam suddenly became celebrities, thanks largely to Manu Chao's production work on the bestselling Dimanche à Bamako. The blind Malians went on to play at rock festivals and perform for Barack Obama, but have ...

Amadou & Mariam reflect, deflect world's confusion - Daily Sabah 20 Sep 2017, 9:50 pm


Daily Sabah

Amadou & Mariam reflect, deflect world's confusion
Daily Sabah
On their first album in five years, Amadou Bagayoko and Mariam Doumbia, the husband-and-wife duo from Mali, both reflect and deflect "La Confusion" going on in their West African homeland and across the world. After recording with the likes of Manu ...

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Review: Amadou & Mariam reflect, deflect world's confusion - Yahoo News Canada (blog) 20 Sep 2017, 5:47 am


Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Review: Amadou & Mariam reflect, deflect world's confusion
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
On their first album in five years, Amadou Bagayoko and Mariam Doumbia, the husband-and-wife duo from Mali, both reflect and deflect "La Confusion" going on in their West African homeland and across the world. After recording with the likes of Manu ...

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Amadou & Miriam - PopMatters 19 Sep 2017, 2:14 pm


PopMatters

Amadou & Miriam
PopMatters
Not a duo that settles for a routine (having brought on Manu Chao for their 2005 breakthrough Dimanche À Bamako and worked with a great deal of Western artists like TV On the Radio and Santigold on their 2012 effort Folila), some fans were wondering ...

Amadou and Mariam: La Confusion — 'disco-funk' - Financial Times 15 Sep 2017, 3:43 pm


Financial Times

Amadou and Mariam: La Confusion — 'disco-funk'
Financial Times
Amadou and Mariam have worked with Western producers before, from Manu Chao on the joyous Dimanche A Bamako, to Damon Albarn. And Amadou, in particular, has a long-standing love of British and American popular music. But for the most part Adrien ...

Live in studio: Amadou & Mariam (& Kurt) - WMOT 15 Sep 2017, 2:16 am


WMOT

Live in studio: Amadou & Mariam (& Kurt)
WMOT
Amadou Bagayoko and Mariam Doumbia have toured the world as “the blind couple from Mali,� performing their signature style of Malian blues alongside U2, Damon Albar of Blur and Manu Chao. Their latest album, “Confusion,� has a new, funkier vibe.

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Calypso Rose's 'Leave Me Alone' feat. Manu Chao (Kubiyashi feat. Machel Montano) Out Now - Broadway World 11 Aug 2017, 4:44 pm


Calypso Rose's 'Leave Me Alone' feat. Manu Chao (Kubiyashi feat. Machel Montano) Out Now
Broadway World
Today, Mad Decent is re-releasing the entire remix EP in the US. A feminist pioneer, Caribbean cultural icon and prolific recording artist who's written over 800 songs in over half a century, it's more than 40 years since Calypso Rose was first crowned ...

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3 Billion Views on YouTube. Where Did that Song Come From? - The Good Men Project (blog) 9 Aug 2017, 12:56 am


The Good Men Project (blog)

3 Billion Views on YouTube. Where Did that Song Come From?
The Good Men Project (blog)
Manu Chao? His father, a Spanish journalist, was sentenced to death by Franco; the family sensibly relocated to Paris. Chao grew up with an international sensibility, and it was only natural that his first band would travel to South America, playing ...

Jean Michel Jarre - Phoenix - Arcade Fire - Totorro - Renaud - Froggy's Delight 30 Jul 2017, 4:31 pm


Froggy's Delight

Jean Michel Jarre - Phoenix - Arcade Fire - Totorro - Renaud
Froggy's Delight
Dès le jeudi, tandis que -M- présentait son joli voyage à Bamako et que Manu Chao éblouissait la prairie de Kerampuilh avec ses mélodies entêtantes quoique franchement répétitives, il y avait la possibilité pour le rockeur curieux de découvrir la ...

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15 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week - Chicagoist 24 Jul 2017, 4:34 pm


Chicagoist

15 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week
Chicagoist
MILLENNIUM PARK MUSIC SERIES: Amadou and Mariam met at the Institute for Young Blind in Mali and went on to create melodic and bluesy African pop that appeals to the masses. They've collaborated with the likes of Manu Chao, Blur/Gorillaz's Damon ...

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French Spain singer, guitarist and record producer

June 21, 1961, (56 years old)

http://www.manuchao.net/

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