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Thursday, Nov 14 2013 | 21:30
Image: 1583616 In the early 21st century, a shadowy figure rose from the dust that settled atop forgotten record collections throughout Africa, leaving behind
a trail of clues in what seemed like a wild good chase, but in October 2013, Luaka Bop will unmask a phantom: the great William Onyeabor.

“...anyone out there making music at the moment will be quite excited by this...” Damon Albarn
“...a synth-slathered prog-funk killer...” - Pitchfork
"talk to @LuakaBop about details of the William Onyeabor comp they are working on today... gonna blow minds!!!!!!!!!” - Four Tet

Promotional Assets
Covers & Remixes by Devendra Banhart, Man Tear (DFA) & Hess Is More, Caribou, Dam-Funk, Justin Strauss, Scientist, Optimo, Prince Language, Illum Sphere, James Holden, Peaking Lights, etc.

Art collaborations with John Akomfrah, Njideka Akunyili, Harrison Haynes, Dave Muller, Odili Donald Odita, Xavier Simmons and music videos by Brian Baderman, Mike Sumner & Kindess. Partnership with Moog, Boiler Room, DubLab, Beats in Space & East Village Radio. Events at Moog Fest, Pop Montreal, Le Comptoir General

1. Body and Soul
2. Atomic Bomb
3. Good Name
4. Something You Will Never Forget
5. Why Go To War
6. Love Is Blind
7. Heaven and Hell
8. Let’s Fall in Love
9. Fantastic Man
10. When the Going is Smooth & Good*
11. The Way to Win Your Love*
12. Jungle Gods*
13. Love Me Now*
*LP Only


Available from 25.10.2013
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