Album review: Africa - Rhythms Del Mundo

JAMES BELFIELD
Last updated 10:30 24/12/2012
Africa - Rhythms Del Mundo
Africa - Rhythms Del Mundo

Relevant offers

Entertainment

Captain America: The films Marvel wants you to forget Channing Tatum reveals Magic Mike is going to be a live show Story nude mishap outrages viewers Steve Kilgallon: Best Books I Never Wrote Star Wars artists to appear in science fiction show for artists in Wellington Waitress speaks out about nude Story segment Caitlyn Jenner to pose for Sports Illustrated wearing only her medals and an American flag 50 Cent says sorry to autistic teen after mocking him on social media Alec Baldwin chastises paparazzo in angry rant Marlborough's Mamma Mia! production selling out fast

AFRICA
Rhythms Del Mundo
(Southbound)

The self-proclaimed "fairy-godfunders of the climate change movement" follow up their Cuba and Classics albums with a compilation of African-artist remixes of some of the world's biggest hit machines.

Artists Project Earth supports organisations all over the world and this charity full lengther aims to tackle the drought hitting West Africa.

By kicking off with Coldplay and featuring the likes of Beyonce, Mumford & Sons, Red Hot Chillis, Aloe Blacc, Fleet Foxes and Bruno Mars (amongst others), the movement hits all the top notes of pop culture - the fact that the African remixing musicians include heavyweights such as the Ali Farka Toure Band, Toumani Diabaté, Bassekou Kouyate, and Rokia Traoré only adds to this super-smooth album.

* What do you think of Africa? Post your comments below.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content