. is pretty entertaining as debuts go. (James Smart;
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perfect. featuring co- writers like Terry Callier, performers like percussion genius Trilok Gurtu. and haVIng been recorded in locations as
On paper. the credentials for this globetrotting album look
far-flung as Rio de Janeiro. Bangalore and Soweto. With the conflicting paths of spirituality and materialism at its heart. the mUSIc stretches from mellow dance vibes to
' ,‘ uplifting choral and orchestral numbers. Voice recordings of Nelson Mandela and the BBC news emphasise
the feeling of urban alienation and global issues. but don't pack the punch of predecessors like Gil Scott Heron's ‘The RevolutiOn Will Not Be Televised. Beautiful string arrangements and percussion reinforce Sawhneys reputation but there are other moments when this sounds like Gypsy Kings-lite. A great concept. but not enough moments of real passion to fulfil the promise. lLOLiisa Pearson)
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