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Tinariwen

Elwan

Wedge



cd

Released: 10th Feb 2017

out of stock


heavyweight 2lp with etched side-d + cd

Released: 10th Feb 2017

£19.99


the familiar bluesy psychedelic guitars still wail above powerful songs of sincere yearning, with guests kurt vile & mark lanegan adding an interesting new layer to their sound.

In recent years, Tinariwen’s homeland, a Saharan mountain range between north-eastern Mali & southern Algeria, has been transformed into a conflict zone. while Tinariwen were triumphantly touring, the frontiers around their desert home were closing & forcing them into exile to record their new album. While the songs on the new record evoke those cherished deserts of home, elsewhere in 2 distinctive bursts. in a Moroccan oasis, the band set up their tents to record, accompanied by the local musical youth. “Tinariwen’s call-&-response vocals roll inexorably, entrancingly along. They are still the champions of the genre they created” 4/5 – the guardian

Elwan

Tracklist

  1. Tiwàyyen
  2. Sastanàqqàm
  3. Nizzagh Ijbal
  4. Hayati
  5. Ittus
  6. Ténéré Tàqqàl
  7. Imidiwàn n-àkall-in
  8. Talyat
  9. Assàwt
  10. Arhegh ad annàgh
  11. Nànnuflày
  12. ETCHING