Wednesday, 25 April 2012

NOW! That's What I Call a Tune! 29

This week's entry features the Senegalese musician and would be politician, Youssou N'Dour. 

I'm not overly acquainted with his work but have always loved this track which reached number 3 in the UK -  probably on the strength of it featuring Neneh Cherry. Sadly, it was N'Dour's only hit. Of course, such a statement betrays a Anglo/European/Western view of the world which forgets that there are huge tracts of the world where Chris Brown and Madonna (atop the singles and album charts at the time of writing) are less well known than local/national/regional/continental stars such as N'Dour.

Here is Youssou N'Dour feat. Neneh Cherry with 7 Seconds:


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