Peter Simpson

Critic

Scotland

Digital Editor and food & drink fella at The Skinny Magazine. Big internet fan, very professional.

La Confusion

Date: 22 Sep 2017 Category: Music
6.0 Rating
There won’t be many better album-openers in 2017 than Bofou Safou, the lead track on Amadou & Mariam’s ninth LP. It’s a full-scale disco banger with a bouncing melody, bags of percussion and a driving rhythm that is almost certainly going to get you. While the veteran Malian duo can’t quite keep things at those heights throughout, La Confusion is never anything less than engaging. This is a record packed with hypnotic, undulating W ...