Oumou Sangaré (ML)


Vocal World/Folk DKK 300-375 + gebyr



Not long ago, Oumou Sangaré stated that “the true richness of Africa lies in its culture“. Somehow, this statement perfectly summarizes the singer’s career. Since Sangaré’s years as a young girl her objective has been to change the perception the world has of her land, and to blow us away with its astounding musical heritage.

Acclaimed for its outstanding production, Oumou's first album “Moussolou” sold over 200,000 copies in West Africa and established her as a major star in Mali and beyond. Its title translates as "Women" and many of the songs deal with her experiences as a woman in a male-dominated country that still embraces polygamy.

More than 25 years and five studio albums later “The Songbird from Wassoulou” released her much-celebrated masterpiece “Mogoya” in 2017. While her sound remained deeply rooted in the rich musical heritage of her homeland, “Mogoya” also leaned toward the future. Traditional African instruments suc...

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