In they released their first album recorded outside of Africa, Sou Ni Tile. Archived from the original on 16 July Retrieved from ” https: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Mariam Doumbia and Amadou Bagayoko in In July, they performed their first concerts in the dark, Eclipse , which were commissioned by the Manchester International Festival.

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Italic or bold markup not allowed in: Retrieved 3 October They performed live at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. For the Sierra Leonean footballer, see Amadou Bakayoko. Retrieved 8 May Their eighth album Folila was released on 2 April Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 11 Septemberat They embarked on a tour of Burkina Faso.

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They went on to play major festivals in the US including Coachella and Lollapalooza. In they released their first album recorded outside of Africa, Sou Ni Tile. The duo’s early recordings in the s and s featured sparse arrangements of guitar and voice.

Amadou & Mariam – Dougou Badia lyrics + English translation

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Malian musicworldbeat. By the couple had made a name for themselves playing Malian blues.

During this time they met Stevie Wonderand the duo started playing at festivals around the world. In combination these elements have been called ” Afro-blues “. Amadou lost his vision at the age of 16, while Mariam mariiam blind at age 5 as a consequence of untreated measles. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Inthey also became ambassadors for the World Food Programme.

Amadou & Mariam – Wikipedia

Retrieved 22 April Also in thethey became Zeitz Foundation Ambassadors for Culture Art ; they help raise awareness and shape activities in their respective dimension.


The track featuring guest appearance of Santigold, was hailed by the NME as “a chuffing great masterstroke of genre-less genre mixing”. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Retrieved 14 January Archived from the original on 21 September The song topped the German charts in June Amadou is a fan of Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin. This article needs additional citations for verification.

Dougou Badia (English translation)

On 22 September they released their album La Confusion to mixed reviews. In the couple married and by they began to play together while Amadou continued a successful solo career and ran eet blind institute’s music programme.

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