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Dougou Badia [EP]

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    This digital EP includes "Dougou Badia," the first song off Amadou & Mariam's forthcoming album, Folila. Santigold, who co-wrote the song with Mariam, joins her on vocals. Also included are an alternate mix of the song by Danger Mouse cohort Kennie Takahashi; the album track “Oh Amadou” (with Bertrand Cantat); and a live version of “Wily Kataso” from Eclipse, a show staged in complete darkness at the 2011 Manchester International Festival.

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Mariam Doumbia, vocals (1-4)
    Santigold, vocals (1, 4)
    Amadou Bagayoko, guitars (1, 3, 4), vocals (2, 3)
    Bertrand Cantat, guitars (1, 4), vocals (2), harmonica (2), doumdoum (2)
    Nick Zinner, guitars (1, 4)
    Bacari & Vieux, djembe (1, 4)
    Ahmed Fofana, bass keyboards (1, 4), n'goni (3)
    Antoine Halet, guitars (2)
    Victor Axelrod (Antibalas), keyboards (2)
    Bassekou Kouyaté, n'goni (2)
    Yvo Abadi, cymbals (2), drums (3)
    Yao Dembelé, bass (2, 3)
    Boubacar Dembele, percussion (3)
    Idrissa Soumaoro, keyboards (3)
    Mamani Keita, backing vocals (3)
    Madou Diabate, kora (3)

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Marc Antoine Moreau
    Mastered by Tony Cousins at Metropolis, London
    Track 1, 4 recorded at Downtown Studio, New York; Manjul Studio, Bamako; and Studio Davout, Paris. Track 1 mixed by Antoine Halet; track 4 mixed by Kennie Takahashi.
    Track 2 recorded at Manjul Studio, Bamako, and at Studio Davout, Paris. Mixed by Antoine Halet & Marc Antoine Moreau.
    Track 3 recorded during Amadou & Mariam's Eclipse show at New Century Hall, Manchester, on July 14, 2011. Mixed by François-Xavier Villaverde at l’Auditorium de Saint-Ouen.

    Tracks 1, 4 written by Mariam Doumbia & Santigold / Mariam Doumbia, track 2 by Amadou Bagayoko, track 3 by Mariam Doumbia.

    Format availability

    This digital EP is available from Nonesuch in the United States only.

on January 3, 2012 - 1:01pm
Release Date: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 (All day)
Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

530280

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
Artist Name: 
Amadou & Mariam
genre: 
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597962444
Price: 
4.00
Label: 
MP3
UPC: 
075597962444FL
Price: 
5.00
Label: 
FLAC (Lossless)
Description: 

This digital EP includes "Dougou Badia," the first song off Amadou & Mariam's forthcoming album, Folila. Santigold, who co-wrote the song with Mariam, joins her on vocals. Also included are an alternate mix of the song by Danger Mouse cohort Kennie Takahashi; the album track “Oh Amadou” (with Bertrand Cantat); and a live version of “Wily Kataso” from Eclipse, a show staged in complete darkness at the 2011 Manchester International Festival.

DescriptionExcerpt: 

This digital EP includes "Dougou Badia," the first song off Amadou & Mariam's forthcoming album, Folila. Santigold, who co-wrote the song with Mariam, joins her on vocals. Also included are an alternate mix of the song by Danger Mouse cohort Kennie Takahashi; the album track “Oh Amadou” (with Bertrand Cantat); and a live version of “Wily Kataso” from Eclipse, a show staged in complete darkness at the 2011 Manchester International Festival.

FormatRestrictions: 

This digital EP is available from Nonesuch in the United States only.

ProductionCredits: 

MUSICIANS
Mariam Doumbia, vocals (1-4)
Santigold, vocals (1, 4)
Amadou Bagayoko, guitars (1, 3, 4), vocals (2, 3)
Bertrand Cantat, guitars (1, 4), vocals (2), harmonica (2), doumdoum (2)
Nick Zinner, guitars (1, 4)
Bacari & Vieux, djembe (1, 4)
Ahmed Fofana, bass keyboards (1, 4), n'goni (3)
Antoine Halet, guitars (2)
Victor Axelrod (Antibalas), keyboards (2)
Bassekou Kouyaté, n'goni (2)
Yvo Abadi, cymbals (2), drums (3)
Yao Dembelé, bass (2, 3)
Boubacar Dembele, percussion (3)
Idrissa Soumaoro, keyboards (3)
Mamani Keita, backing vocals (3)
Madou Diabate, kora (3)

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Marc Antoine Moreau
Mastered by Tony Cousins at Metropolis, London
Track 1, 4 recorded at Downtown Studio, New York; Manjul Studio, Bamako; and Studio Davout, Paris. Track 1 mixed by Antoine Halet; track 4 mixed by Kennie Takahashi.
Track 2 recorded at Manjul Studio, Bamako, and at Studio Davout, Paris. Mixed by Antoine Halet & Marc Antoine Moreau.
Track 3 recorded during Amadou & Mariam's Eclipse show at New Century Hall, Manchester, on July 14, 2011. Mixed by François-Xavier Villaverde at l’Auditorium de Saint-Ouen.

Tracks 1, 4 written by Mariam Doumbia & Santigold / Mariam Doumbia, track 2 by Amadou Bagayoko, track 3 by Mariam Doumbia.