Youssou Ndour and Le Super Etoile de Dakar - Immigrés / Bitim Rew - Review
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critics' view

Though he was already one of the biggest names in Sahelian pop when it was made back in the 1980s, Immigres was a good part of what put N'Dour on the international map. On their way away from their earlier Cuban sound, he and Super Etoile did a nice job of marrying Sahel and soul, despite some rather pointless synthesizer. And, of course, by now this one is part of recent musical history — almost a classic, in fact. And yes, it's disgracefully short, although Celluloid's 1997 reissue appends the Bitim Rew LP.

John Storm Roberts
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