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Red Hot + Fela
Various Artists
Knitting Factory Records
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Release Date
8 October 2013

Fela Kuti lives on! This is the 10th Anniversary reissue of the classic tribute album pressed on opaque banana yellow and opaque red vinyl benefiting the Red Hot organization.

The album includes classic Fela anthems like “Lady” recorded by tUnE-yArDs, ?uestlove, Angelique Kidjo, and Akua Naru. “Who No Know Go No” by Childish Gambino and Just A Band; “Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am” recorded by My Morning Jacket, Merrill Garbus (from tUnE-yArDs), and Brittany Howard (from Alabama Shakes); “Zombie” recorded by Spoek Mathambo, Cerebral Cortex, and Frown; and “Sorrow, Tears & Blood” reworked by the Kronos Quartet along with TV On The Radio’s Kyp Malone and Tunde Adembimpe.

Since his death in 1997 from complications related to AIDS, Fela has grown from a West African household name and musician’s musician in Europe and the Americas, to a worldwide musical icon.

Red Hot is a not-for-profit dedicated to fighting AIDS through pop culture.

Produced by Anthony Demby and Paul Heck

Digital Tracklist

  1. 1 Buy Africa 5:22 Buy

    Buy Africa

  2. 2 Lady 5:16 Buy


  3. 3 Yellow Fever 4:05 Buy

    Yellow Fever

  4. 4 No Buredi (No Bread) 5:29 Buy

    No Buredi (No Bread)

  5. 5 Who No Know Go Know 6:02 Buy

    Who No Know Go Know

  6. 6 Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am 14:13 Buy

    Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am

  7. 7 Sorrow Tears + Blood 8:33 Buy

    Sorrow Tears + Blood

  8. 8 ITT (International Thief Thief) 6:03 Buy

    ITT (International Thief Thief)

  9. 9 Afrodisco Beat 2013 4:26 Buy

    Afrodisco Beat 2013

  10. 10 Gentleman 5:43 Buy


  11. 11 Highlife Time 3:38 Buy

    Highlife Time

  12. 12 Zombie 4:55 Buy


  13. 13 Go Slow 4:26 Buy

    Go Slow

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