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  • Performer: The Atomic Bomb Band
  • Title: Plays The Music Of William Onyeabor
  • Genre: Funk & Soul / Pop
  • Formats: MPC VOX AU RA MP4 APE AA
  • Released: 2017
  • Style: Afrobeat
  • MP3 album: 1603 mb
  • FLAC album: 1821 mb
  • Rating: 4.4/5
  • Votes: 702
The Atomic Bomb Band - Plays The Music Of William Onyeabor download album

Please welcome - The Atomic Bomb Band. Featured on this album: Jamie Lidell, Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip), Luke Jenner (The Rapture), Charles Lloyd, Money Mark (Beastie Boys), Pat Mahoney (LCD Soundsystem), Ahmed Gallab (Sinkane), Jason Trammell, Ish Montgomery, Johnny Lamm, Jas Walton & Jordan McLean (Antibalas), Lekan Babaloa, Kofo the Wonderman, Felicia Douglas, & Ananda Kihiri. We never knew when we put out an album of the music of the late William Onyeabor that William had never performed - though we did know he had no interest in doing it now. So we thought we should put together a band to play his music. What an amazing time it's been. It's been so enjoyable that we thought we should document the group playing Williams music - live in a studio.

Recorded live in the studio by a band of touring musicians that played William Onyeabor's music over the previous few years. Artists on this album include Jamie Lidell, Alexis Taylor, Charles Lloyd, Money Mark, Pat Mahoney and Ahmed Gallab. Album sleeve opens up into a double sided 4-way poster (measuring approx.

The Atomic Bomb! Band are a touring supergroup who play the music of Nigerian funk musician William Onyeabor. The core group is music director Ahmed Gallab and his band Sinkane (composed of Jason Trammell on drums, Ish Montgomery on bass and Jonny Lam on guitar), Alexis Taylor (of Hot Chip), Pat Mahoney (of LCD Soundsystem), Money Mark (of the Beastie Boys) Lekan Babalola and Jas Walton (of Antibalas).

We never knew when we put out an album of the music of William Onyeabor that William had never performed live, though we knew he had no current interest in doing it. What an amazing time it’s been.

Free download and listen Plays the Music of William Onyeabor. The Atomic Bomb Band. Tracks count: 6. Views: 0. Charles Lloyd, The Atomic Bomb Band, Atomic Bomb Band - Poor Boy 07:48. Jamie Lidell, The Atomic Bomb Band, Atomic Bomb Band - Love Me Now 06:23. Jamie Lidell, The Atomic Bomb Band, Atomic Bomb Band - Love is Blind 05:10.

When we began to release the music of William Onyeabor, we did not know that he’d never played a show in his entire life – though we did know he probably had no interest in doing it now. So, we put together a band to play his music live. Featured on this album: Jamie Lidell, Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip), Luke Jenner (The Rapture), Charles Lloyd, Money Mark (Beastie Boys), Pat Mahoney (LCD Soundsystem), Ahmed Gallab (Sinkane), Jason Trammell, Ish Montgomery, Johnny Lamm, Jas Walton & Jordan McLean (Antibalas), Lekan Babalola, Kofo the Wonderman, Felicia Douglas, & Amanda Khiri. Big thanks to all those who have been part of this wonderful project!

We never knew when we put out an album of the music of William Onyeabor that William had never performed live, though we knew he had no current interest in doing it. It’s been such a great experience that we thought we should document the group playing William’s music live in a studio. This document is not in any way trying to compete with the amazing work that William Onyeabor did originally.

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Tracklist

A1 Poor Boy 7:56
A2 Love Me Now 6:24
A3 Love Is Blind 5:10
B1 Fantastic Man 5:11
B2 Heaven And Hell 5:21
B3 Good Name 7:01

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Luaka Bop, Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Luaka Bop, Inc.

Credits

  • Backing Vocals – Amanda Khiri (tracks: A2 - B3), Felicia Douglas* (tracks: A2 - B3)
  • Bass – Ish Montgomery
  • Design – Paul Diddy
  • Drums – Jason Trammell, Patrick Mahoney
  • Executive-Producer – Yale Evelev
  • Guitar – Johnny Lamm
  • Keyboards – Money Mark
  • Mastered By – Joe Lambert
  • Mixed By – Albert Di Fiore
  • Music Director, Keyboards, Voice, Producer – Ahmed Gallab
  • Percussion – Lekan Babalola
  • Photography – Lindsey Rome
  • Photography By, Executive-Producer – Eric Welles-Nyström
  • Recorded By – Eddie Spear
  • Saxophone – Charles Lloyd (tracks: A1, B2), Jas Walton
  • Talking Drum – Kofo The Wonderman (tracks: A2 - B3)
  • Trumpet – Jordan McLean
  • Voice – Alexis Taylor (tracks: B3), Jamie Lidell (tracks: A2, A3, B1), Luke Jenner (tracks: B2)
  • Written-By – William Onyeabor

Notes

Record Store Day 2017 release.

Recorded live in the studio by a band of touring musicians that played William Onyeabor's music over the previous few years. Artists on this album include Jamie Lidell, Alexis Taylor, Charles Lloyd, Money Mark, Pat Mahoney and Ahmed Gallab.

Album sleeve opens up into a double sided 4-way poster (measuring approx. 24" x 24").

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 6 80899 50401 0
  • Barcode (Scanned): 680899504010



Reviews about The Atomic Bomb Band - Plays The Music Of William Onyeabor (1):
Bludworm
Wonderful record. Truly captures the joviality of Onyeabor's sound. Pressing is bright and crisp, but a little boomy on the low end.

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