11 Songs, 39 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

After fleeing the turmoil of their home in northern Mali, the members of Songhoy Blues started a band to keep the music of their people alive. On the their astounding debut full-length—Music in Exile—the foursome team up with Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner and Amadou & Mariam associate Marc-Antoine Moreau for a dazzling collection that rolls effortlessly through a number of styles—including new takes on traditional Songhoy songs. “Nick” features an exuberant groove and sizzling solo, while “Mali” is an incandescent and unforgettable tribute to their homeland.

EDITORS’ NOTES

After fleeing the turmoil of their home in northern Mali, the members of Songhoy Blues started a band to keep the music of their people alive. On the their astounding debut full-length—Music in Exile—the foursome team up with Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner and Amadou & Mariam associate Marc-Antoine Moreau for a dazzling collection that rolls effortlessly through a number of styles—including new takes on traditional Songhoy songs. “Nick” features an exuberant groove and sizzling solo, while “Mali” is an incandescent and unforgettable tribute to their homeland.

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