Ahmed, Mahmoud - Ere Mela Mela CD

SKU 21-BUDA829802
This is one of the most life-changing albums that I have ever owned. Released in the west for the 1st time by Crammed in the mid 80s, it has been a part of my brain for 30 years.
Now it's remastered from the original tapes and expanded and better than ever.

"Recorded over a three-year period from 1975-1978 (though much of it was recorded in 1975), this is Ahmed's crowning work, a record so sublime, passionate and demanding, that numerous plays only hint at its greatness.
Despite the language barrier, it's hard to imagine that anyone with open ears can play this record and not get sucked into its glorious undertow of sound.
The Ibex band (featuring the great sax duo of Feqadu Amde-Mesquel and Tewodros Meteku) swings, wails, jumps, and jives, and Ahmed's voice is in excellent form. If you had to rate the best records to ever come out of Ethiopia, this would be on the short list, if not number one."-AllMusic
  • LabelBuda
  • UPC723723669124
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