Malian Songhai blues master Samba Touré announces the release of his second album, Gandadiko, out in February
Following Albala, released in 2013 on Glitterbeat Records, Malian guitarist, vocalist and composer Samba Touré has recently announced a new album, Gandadiko. In Songhai language Gandadiko means ‘Land of Drought’ or ‘Burning Land’. The album blends political lyrics and undertones with blues guitar playing and textures, offering a musical commentary to the human and political crisis afflicting his native country.
Gandadiko will be released on Glitterbeat Records on February 2 2015.
Listen to the track ‘Touri Idjé Bibi’ from Gandadiko: