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The first album African Head Charge made for On-U since 1993, this 2005 set was a triumphant return that saw longtime collaborators Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah and Adrian Sherwood reunited in the studio once more, the album title referring to the project’s original mission statement (nicked from Brian Eno!).
This album is African Head Charge at their very best, rich in varied percussion and spiritual chants, set over hypnotic and transcendent layers of African rhythms, trippy and bubbling dubbed-out effects, and trademark pounding bass.
This is the first time the album has been released on vinyl. Cut over 4 sides for maximum dynamics by King Kevin Metcalfe. Includes double-sided poster insert featuring a new interview with Bonjo, download card for full contents and two bonus tracks.
Digital Track List
- 1 The Big Country 5:31
- 2 Surfari 4:03
- 3 Positive Thoughts & Mind 4:17
- 4 Unplanned 4:46
- 5 Treatment For A Septic Horn 4:25
- 6 Drumming Is A Language 4:03
- 7 Mr. Whippy Does Djibouti 3:43
- 8 Run Come See 5:19
- 9 Ran Came Saw 3:10
- 10 Blessed Works 4:15
- African Head Charge
- Drumming Is A Language (1990-2011) 5CD Boxset + 36 Page Booklet
- On-U Sound
- Catalogue Number
- Release Date
- March 6, 2020