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Tony Allen - Secret Agent

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Format: CD, Album

Media Condition:  Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)
Country:    Europe  
Released:  
2009
Genre:       Funk / Soul
Style:         Afrobeat

Comments:
Factory Sealed Brand New Copy! 

Tony Allen's "Secret Agent" is a remarkable album that showcases the legendary Nigerian drummer's extraordinary talent and his innovative approach to Afrobeat. Released in 2009, the album combines Allen's signature polyrhythmic drumming with elements of jazz, funk, and electronica, creating a dynamic and groove-driven sonic landscape. Tracks like "Sankofa" and "Crazy Afrobeat" exemplify Allen's ability to push the boundaries of traditional Afrobeat while staying true to its core.

One of the standout features of "Secret Agent" is Allen's collaboration with a diverse range of musicians, including fellow Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti's son, Seun Kuti. The album's fusion of traditional African rhythms with modern production techniques reflects Allen's role as a bridge between the past and the future of African music. "Secret Agent" is not just an album; it's a testament to Tony Allen's enduring influence and his dedication to evolving the Afrobeat genre while paying homage to its roots.


 

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Production & Engineering details as per sleeve. The detail isn't captured in the credits & LCCN. Produced by Tony Allen & Fixi Additional production by Morris Kawel and Nick Gold Recorded at Studioworks, Lagos Sound Engineer Morris Kawel Assisted by Tezsh Terseer Jato, Moses Okoase, Fidelis Eleyi, Stephen Oshilaja. Coordinator in Lagos Kole Israel Payne Thanks to Dayo Akinbote, Hotel Cottage 2, Hotel Opebi Ikeja. Pre-production & additional recording at Studio Nemours Street, Paris Sound Engineer Fixi Additional recording at Studio Calm, Paris & Studio Soyuz, Paris Sound Engineer Lucas Chauvière Assisted by Lionel Boutang

 

1. Secret Agent 5:21
2. Ijo 5:13
3. Switch 4:49
4. Celebrate 7:54
5. Ayenlo 4:57
6. Busybody 4:34
7. Pariwo 5:53
8. Nina Lowo 5:44
9. Atuwaba 0:50
10. Alutere 3:44
11. Elewon Po 5:41

 

Phonographic Copyright (p) World Circuit Ltd.
Copyright (c) World Circuit Ltd.
Published By Carthage Music Ltd.
Recorded At Studioworks (4)
Recorded At Studio Calm
Recorded At Studio Nemours Street
Recorded At Studio Soyuz
Mixed At Livingston Studios
Designed At Intro (11)
Pressed By Arvato Digital Services

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