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Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band

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Norbert Herber
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Norbert Herber The melodies are infectious! Favorite track: Brebrebre.
Jordan Aylward
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Jordan Aylward One of my favourite albums of 2015 that will be soundtracking many summer evenings to come. Amazing musicianship all round. Gyae Su is an unexpected dancefloor smash. Favorite track: Gyae Su.
Andrew Jervis
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Andrew Jervis Highlife with a modern twist, right up my alley. Favorite track: Gyae Su.
Thomas Murray
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Thomas Murray One of the best Ghanian Highlife albums I've ever heard. It all comes together here, and the sound quality is excellent. Favorite track: Mewo Akoma.
Henrik
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Henrik It makes me smile and sometimes dance :-)) Thank you Favorite track: Oye Asem.
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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

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  • 12" Vinyl Double Album
    Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Strut are proud to announce the brand new studio album by one of Ghana’s all-time great vocalists, “The Golden Voice Of Africa”, Pat Thomas, in conjunction with the Kwashibu Area Band led by multi-instumentalist Kwame Yeboah (Cat Stevens, Patrice) and saxophonist Ben Abarbanel-Wolff (Ebo Taylor, Poets of Rhythm).

    “I'm an afrobeat drummer but Pat Thomas is highlife. That is what he does so well.” Tony Allen

    Includes unlimited streaming of Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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Ghanaian highlife legend Pat Thomas with his first internationally released studio album, recorded in Accra. Kwashibu Area Band directors Kwame Yeboah and Ben Abarbanel-Wolff add superb new compositions and re-arrange some of Thomas’ ‘80s compositions for a full live band. Sweet highlife sounds taken in a progressive new direction.

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released June 15, 2015

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Pat Thomas Kumasi, Ghana

Known as “The Golden Voice Of Africa”, Pat Thomas is a true Ghanaian highlife legend. Working with big bands including Uhuru Dance Band, Thomas became a domestic star through his ‘70s work with Sweet Beans, Ebo Taylor and Marijata. He recorded his first international studio album for Strut in 2015, backed by Accra’s Kwashibu Area Band. ... more

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