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Underground System album for sale by Fela Kuti was released Jan 18, 2011 on the Knitting Factory Works label. Includes liner notes by Jacqueline Grandchamp-Thiam, Rikki Stein and Mabinuori Kayode Idowu. Underground System CD music Digitally remastered by Pompon (Translab Paris, Paris, France). Underground System was among the better recordings of Fela's late career, comprised of two extended tracks, the title cut and "Pansa Pansa."." Underground System" starts off with rhythms that are far faster and more urgent than those on most of Fela's characteristically lengthy tracks. If that sounds like a marginal quality upon which to judge a song as a standout, well, something like a much faster and played-as-though-we-mean-it tempo really does help to differentiate it from the singer's generally similar output of the 1980s and 1990s. The backup singers also come in quickly with infectious chants, prior to a typical Fela lyric observing the difficulty in enacting positive political change in Africa. ...See Full Description
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Fela Kuti - Underground System Album Track Listing
|1||Underground System See All 6|
|2||Pansa Pansa See All 8|
|3||Confusion Breaks Bones (C.B.B.)|
|Additional Track Information Underground System songs|
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Fela Kuti was the African Musician of the Century and to me he was a genius. He basically originated African Jazz with American Funk. His originality is unsurpassed. One of the best musicians ever in the same breath as Mozart, James Brown and Quincy Jones. He could play all the instruments.....
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Underground System songs Product Details
|CD Universe Part number||8406536|
|Label||Knitting Factory Works|
|Release Date||Jan 18, 2011|
|Recording Time||74 minutes||