Chateau 1

by Studio Shap Shap

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Rebel Up SebCat sublime natural album, recorded outside in Niamey, a musical and poetical blanket of various corners of Niger, uniting sounds and traditions into a contemporary listening session Favorite track: Hariéno.
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Eliana Ben david Fresh and different album, takes on on a magical trip. Love it. Favorite track: Peau de Chèvre.
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olivier chemin Merci. Thank you. Gracias. Choukran. Sakina, what you have achieved is really awesome with all these great guys ! I can only wish you the best and spread your music around me.
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Dis moi 03:27
The first text is a poem from the author David Diop '' Afrique mon Afrique'' Then you can hear a speech from Thomas Sankara facing the United Nations in 1984 . the play finish by a popular rhyme and traditional hausa song. the poem and rhyme were recited by children in Niamey's streets the song is sung by the percussionist.
L'Hivernage 03:04
text from Boube Diallo : See there s nothing , but nonetheless is cultivating ! He s cultivating with his prayers with his sweat to feed his family. That s what God said, you have to ''eat your sweat'' . Nowadays you have to cheat on someone in order to eat. You ll pay back , anyone you ve been cheating on you re gonna pay back on jugement day . God will juge anyone whoever you are We are all sons of Awa and Adama, We are equals. It s just our jobs that are different , but well ....
Nima 03:31
'' ifo sé'' means why and '' Nima '' means do you hear me ? in djerma (Niger)
the chorus voice keep saying '' tu donnes tu donnes pas tu donnes '' french for '' you re giving , you' re not giving , you give .''
Ir ma koy 02:39
Ir ma koy means let's go in djerma in this song Boube Diallo is presenting himself. text : Mesdames Mesdemoiselles, Messieurs, here's the message that I'm sending to you Europeans and Africans on the Life of Nowadays. You have to be of the lion's family and the hyena's family to have something to eat . I' m presenting myself artist Boube Diallo I'm a nomad peulh, I was born in the W Park (nigerien state park) among the lions hyena , panther,wild buffalo, antilops, monkeys elephants, the big snake that swallow. It' s the capital of djiins , place where I was born and grew up , you see!
it 's the story of a time where there s nothing to eat It' s the story of a woman who so desperate was stealing the millet from a termite house to feed her 4 sons . They are named Tamu Tamantarku Tarkuzuey, Norocondo. The last one is not loved by his mother cause he is walking on one foot. One day the djiin of the termite house catch the thieve right in the middle of her forfeit , and madly full of anger , he tranforms her into a horse to punish her . hiiiiihihihiiiiiii Condamned under that shape she is running the bush as a horse trying to call her sons for rescue. Meanwhile the djiin is riding her and beating her defeating the sons to come . She is screaming and calling them '' wey Tamu wey Tamantarku......'' And you know it s Norocondo ,,unlike his brothers the one she didn t love, that saved his mother cutting the termite s djiin s head off with his sword, alone, on one foot only.
Hariéno 03:39
You want some water Hariéno Hariéno( fresh water) or you want a drink there s coffee there s tea . Your eyes hurt ? Your back hurts there traditional medication for every pain . Consume , consume consume on my head hey ! . Hariéno etc..... On my head hey!, consume on my head , etc You want to make a call or you want to smoke a cigarette , you want some grilled fish, or fresh fish, there fresh vegetables, jerk beef , you want to get a hair cut or to shave you want a tailor ? On my head consume on my head . shap shap !
Indus 04:38
Yadéno 03:39
at the beginning you can hear a voice saying those words in french with a swiss accent. " what I would like to say ..., is that I 'm feeling , we're starting to speak the same language ...musical , the same musical language , ... musical , musical .
La Lutte 04:06
You can hear tv comments about games and corruption and other comments on the game season by journalist and wrestler. Then our singer Boubé is incarnating a professional sportscaster making live comments on a wrestling match finishing by "He brought him down yeah! He brought him down!"


Album recorded Live and Outdoor in Niamey . Chateau 1


released July 5, 2016


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Studio Shap Shap Niamey, Niger

6 musicians on the sand. It's under a hut, outside between the birds and the city's noises that Studio Shap Shap has been recorded this album live . Traditional instruments (douma, talking drums, kindé, molo, komsa..)along with a bass, a piano all playing with nature sounds and electro samples . ... more

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