Angelique Kidjo: Eve

A slick and relentless funk extravaganza

Listen to this article

00:00
00:00

This is an experimental feature. Give us your feedback. Thank you for your feedback.

What do you think?

Bartlett, along with Dr. John and the Kronos Quartet, is one of the non-African non-woman guests on a CD explicitly “dedicated to the women of Africa for their resilience and their beauty”.

For the most part, this is a slick and relentless funk extravaganza, punctuated by instrumental interludes and with some bass frequency rumbles alarming to adult ears, but brightened by women’s choirs from Kenya and Benin.

Angelique Kidjo

Eve

(429 Records)

Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2017. All rights reserved. You may share using our article tools. Please don't copy articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web.