Osibisa – New Dawn (2021)

Posted by Green on April 23, 2021as

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Godfathers of Afro-rock, and the first ever African band to make it at The Marquee Club, announce first album on a major label imprint in over 30 years – exactly 45 years since their debut UK chart hit Sunshine Day. Osibisa are globally renowned as the founding godfathers of Afro-rock; their vibrant sound and ground-breaking live performances influenced some of our greatest musical icons, such as Stevie Wonder, Santana, Al Green, The Rolling Stones, Jonnie Nash and Bob Marley. For 2021, these forceful pioneers unveil their first newly recorded material since 2009, with their highly anticipated new album, New Dawn, released on the newly formed Marquee Records – 45 years since their debut hit stormed into the UK charts. Guest performers on the album include Seal guitarist and songwriter Gus Isidore, Ashley Slater, the frontman from 90s band Freakpower (co-founded with Fatboy Slim), famous percussionist, Pandit Dinesh (Blancmange, Michael Jackson, Dire Straits), legendary drummer Richard Bailey (Jeff Beck, Stevie Winwood, Incognito) and celebrated Jazz singer and composer, Ola Onabule.

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