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On Eve, her highly anticipated Savoy Records debut named for her own mother as well as the mythical “mother of all living,” the Beninese born, Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter builds on this ever-evolving legacy with a 13-track, three interlude set of melodically rich, rhythmically powerful expressions of female empowerment. These songs become all the more intimate and emotionally urgent with Kidjo’s dynamic collaborations with traditional women’s choirs from Kenya and various cities and villages in Benin. The singer and her newfound native lady friends sing in a wide array of native Beninese languages, including Fon (Kidjo’s first language), Yoruba, Goun, and Mina.
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Editorial Reviews

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On Eve, her highly anticipated Savoy Records debut named for her own mother as well as the mythical “mother of all living,” the Beninese born, Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter builds on this ever-evolving legacy with a 13-track, three interlude set of melodically rich, rhythmically powerful expressions of female empowerment. These songs become all the more intimate and emotionally urgent with Kidjo’s dynamic collaborations with traditional women’s choirs from Kenya and various cities and villages in Benin. The singer and her newfound native lady friends sing in a wide array of native Beninese languages, including Fon (Kidjo’s first language), Yoruba, Goun, and Mina.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/28/2014
  • Label: 429 Records
  • UPC: 795041798220
  • Catalog Number: 17982
  • Sales rank: 2,303

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 M'Baamba (Kenyan Song)
  2. 2 Shango Wa
  3. 3 Eva with ASA
  4. 4 Interlude: Agbade
  5. 5 Bomba with Rostam Batmaglij
  6. 6 Hello with Trio Teriba
  7. 7 Blewu
  8. 8 Kamoushou
  9. 9 Kulumbu with Dr. John
  10. 10 Interlude: Kletedjan
  11. 11 Ebile with Kronos Quartet
  12. 12 Awalole with Orchestre Philharmonic du Luxembourg
  13. 13 Bana withYvonne Kidjo
  14. 14 Orisha
  15. 15 Interlude: Wayi
  16. 16 Cauri
  17. 17 ORISHA (Songwriter Demo) *Bonus Track
  18. 18 CAURI (Songwriter Demo) *Bonus Track
  19. 19 KULUMBU (Songwriter Demo) *Bonus Track
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Angélique Kidjo Primary Artist
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