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Musow Danse

Les Amazones d'Afrique

Musow Danse

Third full-length album from the West-African collective produced and mixed by Jacknife Lee

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  1. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    On Musow Dance, energy is as vital as ever as Les Amazones d’Afrique continue to celebrate womanhood over some of their most engaging beats to date.
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  2. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Their closing chorus, “Womanhood is not an easy walk/And we cannot keep subjecting them to oppression,” highlights the sense of purpose that governs the entire album. It’s that spirit and the Amazones’ powerful performances that makes Musow Danse one of the great pan-African consciousness LPs in modern history
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  3. 8.0 |   Mojo

    There are 808s and sensory synths galore, but it's the powerful message and those voices - tough soulful leads and contrastingly sweet gospel harmonies - that hold sway here. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   Uncut

    The songs are rich in both melody and syncopation. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    It is a nigh on flawless disc straight out of West Africa that will have listeners feeling the heat from the first bars to the last
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  6. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    An undeniable highlight from Musow Danse, ‘My Place’ hears Gnahoré spiritually calling over the top of undulating acid house beats and just to make things more unique, cow-mooing suggests an animal has been summoned
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