Album Remarks & Appraisals:
Gagner l'Argent Français, Mamani Keita's third record highlights a strong, passionate, and independent personality as well as a rebellious voice in which her mandinka heritage is unleashed by the inventive and eclectic sonic environment created by Nicolas Repac, the guitarist and arranger famous for his work with longtime collaborator Arthur H. Verging on rock, it's her most electric album to date.
Audio Mixer: Jean Lamoot.
Recording information: Studio Bogolan, Bamako (03/2010); Studio Moffou, Bamako (03/2010); Studio Soyuz B (03/2010); Studio Bogolan, Bamako (05/2010); Studio Moffou, Bamako (05/2010); Studio Soyuz B (05/2010).
Photographers: Emma Pick; Benjamin de Diesbach.
Arrangers: Nicolas Repac; Nicholas Repac.