On June 5, 1989.

On June 5, 1989, “Real Word Records” label released “Babeti Soukous”, studio/live album by Tabu Ley Rochereau and the Afrisa International Orchestra. It was recorded in 1989, in one night as a live studio session at “Real World Studios”,  Wiltshire, UK,  and was produced by Tabu Ley Seigneur Rochereau.

Personnel:

  • Taba Ley Siegneur Rochereau – lead vocals, director
  • Akazol Kalula – alto saxophone
  • Shaba Kahamba Vzalu – bass
  • Longi Makesa – congas
  • Mavambu Lukombo – drums
  • Nseka Huit-Kilos – guitar solo
  • Fumunani Freddy – keyboard
  • Beyou Ciel, Monoko Dodo, Faya Tess – lead vocals
  • Lossikiya Maneno – musical assistance
  • Apewayi Matshi, Onya Amisi – performer (dancer)
  • Madoka Kaïen, Makondele Dave – rhythm guitar
  • Mekanisi Modero – tenor saxophone, announcements
  • Kabasele Kaber, Ntumba Mwamba – trumpet
  • Lukombo Djeffar, Bonane Wawali – vocals
  • Richard Chappel – engineer assistant
  • David Bottrill – engineer, mixing
  • Mouat – design
  • Rani Charrington – cover (composite)
  • Celline Bourdon, Philip Sweeney – liner notes
  • Francis Drake – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tabu Ley Seigneur Rochereau, except where noted

  1. Presentation
  2. Kinshasa
  3. Sorozo
  4. Linga Ngai – Munoko Dodo
  5. Moto Akokufa
  6. Nairobi
  7. Seli Ja
  8. I Need You
  9. Amour Nala
  10. Tu As Dit Que
  11. Sentimenta
  12. Pitié
  13. Mosolo
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