Uyai (CD)


Ibibio Sound Machine

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Amoeba Review

03/01/2017

Ibibio Sound Machine is the project of London-born, Nigeria-raised Eno Williams; Uyai is the incredible follow-up to the eight-piece band’s 2014 debut. Blending Afrobeat, high life, electronic, funk, synth-pop, and Hi-NRG (really, the list could go on and on), Ibibio Sound Machine have created one of the most ebullient, life-affirming, impressive albums of the year. Sung in the Nigerian Ibibio language, the album is inspiring and upbeat while not shying away from exploring graver subjects. (Opener “Give Me a Reason” tells the story of the 276 Nigerian girls tragically kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014.) Uyai is an album to celebrate.



Track Listing



Disc 1 Titles
Artist
Length
1.
Give Me A Reason
Ibibio Sound Machine 04:17
2.
The Chant (Iquo Isang)
Ibibio Sound Machine 04:29
3.
One That Lights Up (Andi Domo Ikang Uwem Mi)
Ibibio Sound Machine 03:37
4.
The Pot Is On Fire
Ibibio Sound Machine 04:20
5.
Quiet
Ibibio Sound Machine 03:54
6.
Joy (Idaresit)
Ibibio Sound Machine 03:43
7.
Power of 3
Ibibio Sound Machine 04:21
8.
Lullaby
Ibibio Sound Machine 04:05
9.
Guide You (Edu Kpeme)
Ibibio Sound Machine 03:11
10.
Sunray (Eyio)
Ibibio Sound Machine 04:27
11.
Cry (Eyed)
Ibibio Sound Machine 04:27

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