Saturday, February 24, 2007

Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose

The soundtrack to the film version of Giles Foden's The Last King of Scotland features some great cover versions: Kris Kristofferson's Me and Bobby McGee by Ugandian soul singer Angela Kalule and Super Mazember's Kasongo performed by the Afrigo band. The scene above re-creates the smokey atmosphere of a seventies nightclub in Kampala. The rest of the LP is good and well worth checking out.

The Last King of Scotland OST:
1. Toko-Momo Wandel Soumah
2. Nakawunde-Percussion Discussion Africa
3. Idi's Story-Alex Heffes
4. Afro Disco Beat-Tony Allen
5. Save Me-E.T. Mensah & Tempos Dance Band
6. Ambush-Alex Heffes
7. Me And Bobby McGee-Angela Kalule
8. Kasongo-The Afrigo Band
9. Fever-Jingo
10. Bonnie Banks O' Loch Lomond-Oscar Sulley
11. Bukom Mashie-Alex Heffes
12. Press Conference-Alex Heffes
13. Love Is You-Ofo & The Black Company
14. Getting The Evil Of Nicolas-Alex Heffes
15. On The Runway-Alex Heffes
16. Down Over Lake Victoria-Alex Heffes
17. Acholi Pot Song-Ndere Dance Troupe
18. Voice Of The Forgotten-Kawesa

1 comment:

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