Souleymane Faye - Teylulen



Souleymane Faye is a Senegalese musician, formerly of the internationally successful group Xalam (named after the west African stringed instrument). Xalam actually supported Crosby, Stills & Nash on a European song... Faye's solo music seems to be a little more low-key. This tune reminds me of something Neway Debebe may have sung. While the whole song is great, I do find myself getting stuck and repeating the 0:19 mark - the initial vocal wail is one of the most stunning intonations I've heard in a long while.

Label: Talla Diagne
Year: 1991
Genre: Pop

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