Tony Allen Secret Agent (2022 Remaster)

    World Circuit
    • Tony Allen – Secret Agent
    • Tony Allen – Ijo
    • 1. Secret Agent
    • 2. Ijo
    • 3. Switch
    • 4. Celebrate
    • 5. Ayenlo
    • 6. Busybody
    • 7. Pariwo
    • 8. Nina Lowo
    • 9. Atuwaba
    • 10. Alutere
    • 11. Elewon Po

    **Reissue of the legendary drummer's 2009 classic!**

    The raw and uncut Secret Agent, has all the ingredients that combine to make Afrobeat so special - fat, full-throated, hard riffing horns; nagging tenor guitars; jazz- and funk-informed saxophone and trumpet work outs; effervescent chicken-shack keyboards; lyrics rich in folk metaphors and proverbs, some of which confront state corruption and oppression (Kuti’s most frequent targets); deep-soul call and response vocals; and, of course, energising everything around it, Allen’s majestic drumming.

    Other Releases by Tony Allen

    Tony AllenThere Is No EndBlue Note
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    • – Tony’s Praeludium
    • – Stumbling Down (feat. Sampa The Great)
    • – Crushed Grapes (feat. Lord Jah-Monte Ogbon)
    • – Très Magnifique (feat. Tsunami)
    • – Mau Mau (feat. Nah Eeto)
    • – Coonta Kinte (feat. Zelooperz)
    • – Rich Black (feat. Koreatown Oddity)
    • – Cosmosis (feat. Ben Okri + Skepta)

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    Tony Allen & Hugh MasekelaRejoiceWorld Circuit
    Two long-time associates of the legendary Fela Kuti come together on Rejoice. Afrobeat drumming pioneer Tony Allen and the (now sadly departed) South African...
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