Ali Farke Toure 'Savane' 2xLP
BEAR TREE RECORDS REISSUES & ARCHIVAL RELEASES OF 2019 #5
180g heavyweight vinyl / Remastered / 16 page booklet / Obi strip
Malian blues pioneer Ali Farka Touré is one of the most important artists in African music. His extensive catalogue of solo albums and collaborations with Ry Cooder and Toumani Diabaté have won him 3 Grammys.
'Savane' was Ali's last album, released in 2006 just after his death. Often acclaimed as his finest album, it has been remastered specially for this first time ever LP release. It will also be made available digitally.
“How can such timeless music feel so modern?... The mayor of Niafunké may be gone, but his history and legacy lives on. This is an African Classic.” – The Guardian
“This is how to remember Touré, forever at ease and doing it his own way, in his own time.” – MOJO
Catalogue number: 4050538498707
Label: World Circuit