Résistance follows Songhoy Blues' 2015 album, Music In Exile. The band recorded the album at the Pool Studio in London with producer Neil Comber (M.I.A., Django Django). Along with its guest vocalists, Résistance will feature additional synths from British producer Lxury.  

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Critical Consensus: Generally favorable.
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God is in the TV

21 Jun 2017
8.0
"Make no mistake, this is music to put a smile on your face. Songhoy Blues are here to bring the sunshine, and then some." ...
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Irish Times

21 Jun 2017
8.0
"Their second album is equally as lively and joyous as their 2015 Music In Exile debut with its irresistible blend of blues, funk, rock and soul." ...
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bernardzuel.net

26 Jun 2017
8.0
"Resistance is an impressive second move from Songhoy Blues who no longer feel like boys with aspirations. It’s more than fun." ...
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The Times

16 Jun 2017
8.0
"There is such spirit and joy running through Résistance, it cannot help but fill you with hope for the future." ...
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Rhythm Passport

16 Jun 2017
7.0
"La Résistance seems to owe a larger debt to Stevie Wonder’s Hotter Than July than to anything by Ali Farka Touré. The feverish guitar work is slightly thicker than James Brown’s (“Yersi Yadda”), and brasses play a key role in sustaining ma ...
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state.ie

29 Jun 2017
8.0
"With Resistance Songhoy Blues have proved that, by staying true to themselves and their music, they can now take it anywhere they want." ...

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Play Length:

44:59

Producer(s):

Lxury, Neil Comber

Format:

Digital Download, Standard CD

Tracklist:

1. Voter
2. Bamako
3. Sahara (feat. Iggy Pop)
4. Yersi Yadda
5. Hometown
6. Badji
7. Dabari
8. Ici Bas
9. Ir Ma Sobay
10. Mali Nord (feat. Elf Kid)
11. Alhakou
12. One Colour

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