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LJUS FRÅN AFRIKA

Kebnekaise

 

Prog Folk

3.02 | 8 ratings

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Frasse
4 stars Between their first and second albums Kebnekajse evolved from a four-piece to be nine men strong. (Not counting Turid who occasionally joined for live shows.) They lost one for the third album and on this, their fourth album, they have shrunk to five. This is the line-up that tours today.

The still play traditional music, only this time it's from western Africa rather than Sweden. Percussionist Hassan Bah (With his origins from Guinea) assumes the role of a leader and guides the band through catchy and danceable songs. Particularly nice is "Silifé".

On "Bounsé Na Bounsé" they got help from Christoffer Okonkwo on saxophone. (He also contributed in the choir.) Last out is original tracks "Tigerdance/Wind" and "Brudarnas parti". The first sounds like an African or middle-eastern take on ambient/electronic music, quite unlike anything else in this album or from earlier Kebnekajse recordings. I come to think of German bands AGITATION FREE and EMBRYO when I hear it. "Brudarnas parti" begins as something more similar to Kebnekajses first album or "St. John from their third but evolves into sounding more like "Comanche Spring" of their second.

Frasse | 4/5 |

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