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Tribute to Ndiouga Dieng

Orchestra Baobab

Tribute to Ndiouga Dieng

First new album in 10 years from the Afro-Cuban Senegalese band is a tribute to singer Ndiouga Dieng who died in November 2016

ADM rating[?]

7.7

Label
World Circuit
UK Release date
31/03/2017
US Release date
31/03/2017
  1. 10.0 |   The Irish Times

    Sweet, soulful and sublime
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  2. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Old-school Africa at its finest
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  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    It still slides down the spine toward the belly to create an almost irresistible temptation to dance
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  4. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    A triumphant spin on their classic style
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  5. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    A charming and classy return
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  6. 7.5 |   Pitchfork

    The songs are taken a step slower, the rhumbas show a consideration for the pulse as well as the spaces between them, and the themes in some manner or another touch upon mortality
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  7. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Orchestra Baobab celebrates life and embraces change on a joyful tribute to a late lead singer
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  8. 7.0 |   Uncut

    It's good to have them back. Print edition only


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