Actor Roger Lloyd Pack’s playlist and the 10 best new releases in the July issue of Songlines (#85)

Posted on June 7th, 2012 in News, Recent posts by .

The July 2012 issue of Songlines – on sale June 8 – features a free covermount CD packed full of the best new sounds from around the world, plus 5 tracks selected by actor Roger Lloyd Pack.

The Top of the World CD includes tracks from Britpop renaissance man Damon Albarn; Indian sitar legend Ravi Shankar; Brazilian soundtrack favourite Seu Jorge; Gaelic singers The Campbells; Guinean kora rock from Ba Cissoko; and the latest Cuban-Malian collaboration from Arnaldo Antunes, Edgard Scandurra & Toumani Diabaté, among others.

Pick up your copy here on the website, at selected WHSmith’s and at all good record retailers. Feast your ears on these all-new tracks:

* Seu Jorge ‘Vizinha’ on Wrasse Records
* Burkina Electric ‘Sankar Yaaré’ on Cantaloupe Music
* Arnaldo Antunes, Edgard Scandurra & Toumani Diabaté ‘Kaira’ on Mais Um Discos
* Damon Albarn ‘Cathedrals’ on Parlophone
* Ravi Shankar ‘Raga Kedara’ on East Meets West Music
* The Campbells ‘Sios Dhan an Abhainn’ on Watercolour Music
* Ba Cissoko ‘Djeli Fatouma’ on Cristal Records
* Fay Hield ‘The Weavers Daughter’ on Topic Records
* Nazaket Teymurova ‘Dastgah Kharidj Segah’ on Felmay
* Malawi Mouse Boys ‘Ndinasangalala’ on IRL

Plus Roger Lloyd Pack’s playlist:

* Ibrahim Ferrer ‘Dos Almas’ on World Circuit
* The Unthanks ‘Gan To The Kye’ on EMI
* The Secret Sisters ‘The One I Love Is Gone’ on Decca
* Rig-a-Jig-Jig and Friends ‘Wayford Bridge and Hindringham Long Dance Tunes’
* The Tsinandali Choir ‘Makruli’ on Real World

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