I’m just throwing this up, based on the press release . . .
“WARM HEART OF AFRICA”
THE NEW 7IN SINGLE FROM THE VERY BEST feat EZRA KOENIG
GREEN OWL presents the song of the summer “Warm Heart of Africa” now as a vinyl 7in!!!
SIDE A is “WARM HEART OF AFRICA” a party record playlist shot of Afropop with vocals from THE VERY BEST’s ESAU MWAMWAYA and a surprise appearance from EZRA KOENIG of VAMPIRE WEEKEND!
SIDE B is “YALIRA” a previously unreleased song from THE VERY BEST’s debut LP available digitally AUGUST 25th / Physical October 6th on GREEN OWL.
Cover is an exclusive commission from master painter BP KONAN of the IVORY COAST. Printed proudly in Brooklyn with vegetable-based ink using windpower on 100% post-consumer paper.
Limited release of 500 pieces.
Purchase online: http://greenowl.com/album/warm-heart-of-africa-7inch
The Very Best’s–European production duo Radioclit and Malawian singer Esau Mwamwaya–debut full-length Warm Heart of Africa will be released October 6th on Green Owl (available digitally August 25). The album follows the surprising global success of Esau Mwamwaya & Radioclit Are The Very Best, a free mixtape made available online late last year. Without promotional assistance or financial support, the collection of well-known pop, dance, afro and indie tracks remixed by Radioclit featuring Mwamwaya’s singing in Chichewa, Swahili, Portuguese and English charted more than 200,000 downloads and was hailed by tastemakers including Pitchfork, FADER, and Gorilla vs. Bear, among many others.
“Warm Heart Of Africa” Tracklisting:
3. Warm Heart Of Africa Ft. Ezra Koenig (YSI)
9. Ntende Uli
10. Rain Dance ft. M.I.A. (YSI)
12. Kada Manja