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Fela Kuti: Box Set #5: LP Boxset

Box Set #5: LP Boxset

Fela Kuti

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  • Release Date 10 December 2021
Product code
KFR4006-1
Format
Vinyl LP
Label
Knitting Factory Records
Knitting Factory Records is proud to release the next installment of long-awaited vinyl reissues from the Fela Kuti catalog. Box Set #5 was co-curated by Fela's son, world-renowned multi-instrumentalist and Afrobeat ambassador, Femi Kuti, and Chris Martin (Coldplay). This volume includes Why Black Man Dey Suffer, Noise for Vendor Mouth, Kalakuta Show, Excuse O, Ikoyi Blindness, Original Sufferhead, and Overtake Don Overtake Overtake. The artwork for each album has been meticulously recreated from the original vinyl pressings, alongside vintage vinyl label artwork.

Included in the box:
– 7 Vinyl LPs (Why Black Man Dey Suffer, Noise for Vendor Mouth, Kalakuta Show, Excuse O, Ikoyi Blindness, Original Sufferhead, and Overtake Don Overtake Overtake)
– 20-page full-color booklet featuring: introductions by Chris Martin and Femi Kuti, seven in-depth commentaries on each album by veteran music journalist and Afrobeat historian, Chris May; song lyrics; never before published photos of Fela Kuti; and stills taken from the 1982 Fela documentary Music Is The Weapon.
– 16x24” Poster designed by Nigerian artist Lemi Ghariokwu, the creative force behind 29 of Fela‘s album covers.
Tracks
Tracklist:
1 Why Black Man Dey Suffer  
2 Ikoyi Mentality Versus Mushin Mentality  
3 Noise for Vendor Mouth  
4 Mattress  
5 Excuse-O  
6 Mr Grammarticalogylisationalism Is The Boss  
7 Kalakuta Show  
8 Don't Make Ganran Ganran (Te Je Je)  
9 Ikoyi Blindness  
10 Gba Mi Leti Ki N'Dolowo (Slap Me, Make I Get Money)  
11 Original Sufferhead  
12 Power Show  
13 Overtake Don Overtake Overtake (Part I)  
14 Overtake Don Overtake Overtake (Part II)  

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