View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Gatefold Vinyl release of Osibisa on Discogs. Label: MCA Records - MAPS • Format: Vinyl LP, Album Gatefold • Country: Germany • Genre: Rock, Funk / Soul • Style: Afrobeat, Soul, Funk, Prog Rock/5(70). View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Gatefold Vinyl release of Osibisa on Discogs. Label: MCA Records - MAPS • Format: Vinyl LP, Album Gatefold • Country: New Zealand • Genre: Rock, Funk / Soul • Style: Prog Rock, Funk, Afrobeat4/5(5). Buy Osibisa [ Gram Vinyl] (LP) by Osibisa (LP $). Amoeba Music. Ships Free in the U.S.
Osibisa's self-titled album opened up their unique blend of African and Osibisa - Osibisa (Vinyl styled music to a Album) audience, charting in both the U. Produced by Tony Visconti, Osibisa's extraordinary merger of African drum beats, colorful rhythms, and rock-inspired keyboard and horn parts give it an expansive sound that infuses countless musical influences.
Tracks such as "Dawn," "Phallus C," and "Oranges" incorporate fragments of traditional jazz LP jazz fusion mainly because of the flute and saxophone into their core, but then fashions the result to resemble the band's true heritage.
Each song conjures up a certain African mysticism with its stressed rhythms and semi-primordial tempos. The most impressive track, "Music for Gong Gong," became a minor hit in the U. In both "Ayiko Bia" and "Akwaaba," Osibisa's Ghanian and Nigerian LP come alive through the use of the flute, flugelhorn, and trumpet -- not exactly the traditional instruments of West Africa, but they are transformed and molded to take on the band's fundamental sound.
What may be the most predominant aspect about Osibisa is that the vast blend of instruments and the playful lyrics inject just enough of a modern element into the album that it's properly Osibisa - Osibisa (Vinyl from being labeled as world music or as new age. Similar Products Formats: Music, LP. Genres: World Music. Music Categories: International: Ghanaian. Ebo Taylor. Pat Thomas.
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Finally, in the last track on the album, "Home Affairs", in the last minute and a half or so, musical nirvana is reached, as all the elements of the band's music blend in perfect symmetry. Unfortunately, I don't think Osibisa themselves realised it at the time, as no sooner is /5(9). In the wake of the massive early-'70s success of Santana, a flurry of groups that combined rock with traditional percussion were signed to major labels. Osibisa, though a completely different animal than Carlos Santana and crew, were one of these groups. On Happy Children, the band's fourth album and one of their best, Osibisa emerge as a true world fusion group, merging a myriad of styles to. May 06, · Osibisa, an Album by Osibisa. Released in on Decca [USA] (catalog no. DL ; Vinyl LP). Genres: Afro-Rock, Jazz Fusion/5(30).
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