On March 29, 2019.

On March 29, 2019, “Sahel Sounds” label released “Ilana”, the fourth  Mdou Moctar album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “High Bias Recordings” in Detroit, Michigan, and was produced by Christopher Kirkley and Michael Coltun.

Personnel:

  • Mdou Moctar – vocals, guitar
  • Ahmoudou Madassane – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Aroudaini Daniel – djembe
  • Michael Coltun – bass guitar, additional recording
  • Mazawadje Aboubacar Ibrahim – drums
  • Cem Mısırlıoğlu – drum programming
  • Chris Koltay – recording
  • Seth Manchester – mixing
  • Heba Kadry – mastering
  • Robert Beatty – artwork
  • Anna Vioti – sleeve photography
  • Rigo Luis – gatefold photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mdou Moctar.

  1. Kamane Tarhanin
  2. Asshet Akal
  3. Inizgam
  4. Anna
  5. Takamba
  6. Tarhatazed
  7. Wiwasharnine
  8. Ilana
  9. Tumastin

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