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Underground System
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fela kuti - Underground System
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fela kuti

Underground System

€ 12.00

LABEL: UNIVERSAL
GENRE: Jazz | FORMAT: CD | CATALOG N. 549 249-2 | YEAR. (2001)

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At 28 minutes in length, the title track boogies from fat funk break to fat funk break as though James Brown possessed the structural ambition of Duke Ellington. Recorded when Fela's 34-piece band was at its apex, this indispensable Fela disc has it all: wavelike call-and-response blowing and singing, thundering-herd percussion, dynamic electric grooves, and potent lyrical invective. The title track excoriates a government no less corrupt today than when it was written.


Notes   Tracklisting
Recorded in New York Mixed in London at Round House Studios Track 3 from "O.D.O.O.".
1   Underground System (28:25)
2   Pansa Pansa (17:18)
3   Confusion Break Bones (C.B.B.) (29:10)