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Blick Bassy
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Justice Mukheli
Justice Mukheli
Blick Bassy
Justice Mukheli
Blick Bassy
Justice Mukheli

Imagine an African artist with the tenderly subversive touch of Bon Iver, the haunting falsetto of Skip James, the razor-like mind of Akala, and the inventiveness of Moses Sumney. You’ve just imagined Blick Bassy. In the slipstream of his acclaimed album Akö, Blick Bassy delivers 1958, a defiant tribute to the heroes who fought and died for the independence of his native Cameroun. Its focus is specific, but its themes – the bondage of neo-colonialism, the need for heroes, the relevance of history and the search for the true identity – are universal.

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Un album subtil et fort, de dentelle et de révolte.

Les Inrocks

One of Africa’s most inventive and distinctive singer-songwriter - ★★★★

The Guardian

A luminous and reflective album (...) beautiful melodies, 1958 is crafted with peaceful delicacy. - ★★★★

Management:Claire Henocque
Label (France)Tôt ou Tard
Shows (Canada)Bonsound