Atomic bomb by william onyeabor, released 25 april 2016. Licensed to youtube by the orchard music on behalf of luaka bop. Made in collaboration with moog, it features a series of fantastic onyeabor covers and remixes by hot chip, jd twitch optimo, daphni, joakim, justin strauss, the vaccines, scientist and many more. Atomic bomb by william onyeabor, released 25 april 2016 1. In the first thirty seconds of william onyeabors atomic bomb, you hear a tambourine, a moog synthesizer, an electric guitar, a bass, and a keyboard. William onyeabor atomic bomb official music video on vimeo. Over one million legal mp3 tracks available at juno download.
His music was widely heard in nigeria in the late 1970s and early 1980s, but he remained an enigmatic figure, private and reclusive. Apr 22, 2017 recorded live in the studio by a band of touring musicians that played william onyeabor s music over the previous few years. Damon albarn and cos tribute to forgotten synth pioneer william onyeabor produced sounds. Onyeabor s soul bleeds through on every record he ever cut. William onyeabors atomic bomb by hot chip remixed by john. Recorded live in the studio by a band of touring musicians that played william onyeabors music over the previous few years. When i get to my god in heaven i will tell him how you treated me you people of the world i will tell him how you treated me if you treat me with love and kindness. The music of william onyeabor on the tonight show on tuesday. I went to download the mp3 version of this lp and the link takes me to atomic bomb by william onyeabor instead, a totally different lp, and not the atomic bomb band plays the music of william onyeabor download shown. Mar 26, 2014 today hot chip have shared their version of his 1978 song atomic bomb, which you can listen to below while you check out the full tracklist. William onyeabor, the highly influential nigerian funk musician has. For one thing, onyeabor wont divulge any biography or details about.
William onyeabor heaven and hell lyrics genius lyrics. In the first thirty seconds of william onyeabor s atomic bomb, you hear a tambourine, a moog synthesizer, an electric guitar, a bass, and a keyboard. Two years ago, david byrnes luaka bop label put out a compilation of old tracks from the littleknown african synth artist william onyeabor. Every record is shipped in original factoryapplied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands. Today hot chip have shared their version of his 1978 song atomic bomb, which you can listen to below while you check out the full tracklist.
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His music was widely heard in nigeria in the late 1970s and early 1980s, but he. Spotlight on william onyeabor culture the guardian. Onyeabors songs are often heavily rhythmic and synthesized, occasionally epic in scope, with lyrics decrying war and sung by both onyeabor himself and female backing vocalists. Stream william onyeabors atomic bomb by hot chip remixed by john talabot. When david byrnes luaka bop imprint discovered that william onyeabor had never performed his music in a live setting, they assembled a group to take to the studio and perform some renditions of his big hits in a fitting tribute to the musical genius of nigeria. Sina weibo sitejot skype slashdot sms stocktwits svejo symbaloo. Band are a touring supergroup who play the music of nigerian funk musician william onyeabor. In october of last year, david byrnes luaka bop label released who is william onyeabor. Last year, luaka bop released a compilation of the songs of william onyeabornigerian electrofunk musician, who created music in the. Dec 16, 2016 listen to your favorite songs from atomic bomb by william onyeabor now. I directed and animated the official music video for the reissue of 80s aftofunk forgotten legend william onyeabor, made possible thanks to luaka bop.
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