The Source CD
The Observer: A daring, triumphant creation
fRoots: This is a colossus of an album
The Mirror: Their first album in 11 years. It’s loveliness shows the time hasn’t been wasted
folkradio.co.uk: .. Like tuning in to Youssou N’dour meets The Chieftains. If that sounds unlikely, keep the faith…two forms of roots music that meld in a way you really would not have thought possible
Also available on 12″ double vinyl with USB containing exclusive material
Afro Celt Sound System celebrate their 20th anniversary with dynamic new album “The Source”
A pure shot of sunshine, this life affirming, energetic, cross continental fusion signifies a celebratory return to the band’s roots.
Core members Simon Emmerson, N’Faly Kouyate and Johnny Kalsi, return alongside long-standing collaborators Davy Spillane, Emer Mayock, Moussa Sissoko and members of Scottish folk fusion Shooglenifty.
Newcomer Griogair Labhruidh brings gritty, witty Gaelic rapping, pipes and guitar riffs to the mix while and Rioghnach Connolly lends her hauntingly soulful voice and flute skills.