On June 5, 1989.

On June 5, 1989, “Real Word Records” label released “Babeti Soukous”, album with studio and live recordings 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
  • Nseka Huit-Kilos – guitar solo
  • Madoka Kaïen, Makondele Dave – rhythm guitar
  • Fumunani Freddy – keyboard
  • Shaba Kahamba Vzalu – bass
  • Mavambu Lukombo – drums
  • Longi Makesa – congas
  • Akazol Kalula – alto saxophone
  • Mekanisi Modero – tenor saxophone, announcements
  • Kabasele Kaber, Ntumba Mwamba – trumpet
  • Beyou Ciel, Monoko Dodo, Faya Tess – lead vocals
  • Lukombo Djeffar, Bonane Wawali – vocals
  • Lossikiya Maneno – musical assistance
  • Apewayi Matshi, Onya Amisi – dancer
  • 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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