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Oumou Sangare - Ko Sira album

Oumou Sangare - Ko Sira album
Performer: Oumou Sangare
Title: Ko Sira
Country: UK
Genre: World / Folk
Style:African, Folk, Griot
Released: 1993
MP3 album szie: 1563 mb
FLAC album size: 1537 mb

There's nothing humble about Oumou Sangaré's brassy, authoritative voice, or her outspoken lyrics taking a hard look at social traditions affecting women in her native Mali. The title track, roughly translated as "Marriage Today," is a gentle but no-nonsense demand for social equality between husband and wife. The music is mostly acoustic, with violin and harp taking precedence over electric guitar, and light percussion replacing drums. But the joyous, all-female call-and-response vocals of tracks like "Saa Magni" provide a powerful, modern message of sisterhood

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Artists Oumou Sangaré Ko Sira. Ko Sira Oumou Sangaré. This album has an average beat per minute of 114 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 84/165 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Album starts at 105BPM, ends at 92BPM (-13), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Oumou Sangaré.

WCD 036. Ko Sira ‎(CD, Album). wcd 036. Ko Sira ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial).

Listen to Ko Sira by Oumou Sangare on Deezer. Composers: Oumou Sangare - Diallo. Total duration:50 min. 01. Kayini Wura. Writer: Oumou Sangare - Diallo, Composers: Oumou Sangare - Diallo.

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Oumou Sangare - Ko Sira.


1 Kayini Wura 6:00
2 Sigi Kurini 6:09
3 Mani Djindala 6:16
4 Saa Magni 7:38
5 Dugu Kamelenba 6:09
6 Bi Furu 5:56
7 Nawo Nawo 5:19
8 Ko Sira 7:07

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – World Circuit
  • Copyright (c) – World Circuit
  • Pressed By – Sonopress – H-0602
  • Recorded At – Lunar Park Studios


  • Bass – Alou Ouattara, Colin Bass
  • Djembe – Ibrahima Sarr
  • Flute – Eddie Parker
  • Guitar – Boubacar Diallo
  • Lute [Kamelngoni] – Brehima Diakite
  • Mixed By – John Hadden
  • Music By, Lyrics By – Oumou Sangare
  • Percussion – Nana Tsiboe
  • Percussion, Arranged By – Massambou Wele Diallo
  • Photography By – John Mided
  • Producer – Massambou Wele Diallo, Nick Gold
  • Recorded By – John Hadden
  • Translated By – Terri White
  • Violin – Aliou Traore
  • Vocals – Oumou Sangare
  • Vocals [Chorus] – Alima Toure, Nabintou Diakite


Recorded at Lunar Park Studios, Berlin, in December 1992

Made in West Germany.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 019842 003624
  • Matrix / Runout: SONOPRESS H-0602 /WCD036B A1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
WCD 036 Oumou Sangare Ko Sira ‎(CD, Album) World Circuit WCD 036 UK 1993
wcd 036 Oumou Sangare Ko Sira ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial) World Circuit wcd 036 Unknown
79576-2 Oumou Sangare Ko Sira ‎(CD, Album) World Circuit, Nonesuch 79576-2 US 1993
WCD 036 Oumou Sangare Ko Sira ‎(CD, Album) World Circuit WCD 036 Germany 1993
WCD 036 Oumou Sangare Kosira ‎(CD, Album) World Circuit WCD 036 1993