Shabaka and The Ancestors - We Are Sent Here By History (2xLP)
Comet Is Coming band leader Shabaka is back with The Ancestors on 'We Are Sent Here By History', follow-up to their 2016 breakout, 'Wisdom of Elders'.
"The more urgent, unrelenting and darker feel of the album reflects its social commentary set the context of ancient traditions, with a mixture of African and Afro-Caribbean musical history. It takes the concept of the griot, one of the storytellers who keep alive the tradition of oral history in parts of Africa, and transports it to the present day."
They Who Must Die
You’ve Been Called
Go My Heart, Go To Heaven
Behold, The Deceiver
Run, The Darkness Will Pass
The Coming Of The Strange Ones
Beasts Too Spoke of Suffering
We Will Work (On Redefining Manhood)
'Til The Freedom Comes Home
Finally, The Man Cried
Teach me How To Be Vulnerable
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