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Ibibio Sound Machine - Doko Mien

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Merge - MRG665LP

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Eno Williams, frontwoman of Ibibio Sound Machine, uses both English and the Nigerian language from which her band's name is derived for the dazzling new album Doko Mien. Long lauded for jubilant, explosive live shows, Ibibio Sound Machine fully capture that energy on Doko Mien, the followup to their Merge debut Uyai. In a glowing piece in the New York Times, those songs were praised for following "in the tradition of much African music, [making] themselves the conscience of a community." By pulsing the mystic shapes of Williams' lines through further inventive, glittering collages of genre, Ibibio Sound Machine crack apart the horizon separating cultures, between nature and technology, between joy and pain, between tradition and future. Doko Mien: Tell me everything. On their new album, Ibibio Sound Machine provide the perfect companion, ready to digest as much as possible and then further unfurl beauty and hope. They remember and honor the past and charge forward toward the future, all while intensely expanding the present.

Side A:
I Need You to Be Sweet Like Sugar (Nnge Nte Suka)
Wanna Come Down 04:01
Tell Me (Doko Mien) 03:44
I Know That You're Thinking About Me
I Will Run

Side B:
Just Go Forward (Ka I So)
She Work Very Hard
Nyak Mien
Guess We Found a Way