The Touré Kunda Discography :: Ousmane Touré

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The Touré Kunda Discography

Ousmane Touré

About The Artist | Studio & Live Albums | Singles | Music Videos & Concert Films | VA Compilations | Guest Appearances | Press

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About The Artist

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Ousmane Touré:
Lolo (2000)

Ousmane Touré was the lead vocalist with Touré Kunda from 1983 through about 1992. This listing includes Ousmane Touré's work after leaving Touré Kunda.

Links:
Ousmane Touré - MySpace (artist website)
RFI Musique - Article 6/24/2005 (French)


Studio & Live Albums - Full Details



Ousmane Touré: Avenue Du Monde (2/21/2005)
Ousmane Touré: Nenam (Ma Mère) (2002)
Ousmane Touré: Lolo (Version Acoustic) (2000)

Singles - Full Details



Ousmane Touré: "Avenue Du Monde" (10/9/2006) *
Ousmane Touré: "Mandou" (2005)
Ousmane Touré: "Sembo" (11/2004) *
* Includes material not otherwise released on Ousmane Touré studio albums.

Music Videos & Concert Films - Full Details



Various: Senegal Flash Vol 4 (2004)

Various Artists Compilations - Full Details



Various: Tango Around The World (11/6/2007)
Various: Midem 1998 - Francophonie (1998) *
* Includes material not otherwise released on Ousmane Touré studio albums.

Guest Appearances - Full Details



Tania Libertad: Costa Negra (2/19/2002)
Various: Gloire Des Stars / Allez, Allez!!! (2002)
Ismaël Lo: Iso (8/8/1994)

Press Images - Full Details



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Studio & Live Albums
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CD (Promo)

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CD

Ousmane Touré: Avenue Du Monde (2/21/2005)



CD / Together / TOG 0405 / France (Promo, cardboard sleeve)
CD / Together / TOG 0501 / France (Box package)

Description: Second studio solo album. "Beng", "Sembo", and "Leer" written by Ousmane Touré. All other songs written by Ousmane Touré with others.

Musicians: Ousmane Touré (vocals), Nicolas Mollard (guitar), Hervé de Ratuld (bass and double bass), Julien Tekeyan (drums), Jean-Louis Mary (piano and keyboards), Jaco Largent (percussion), Benjamin Petit (saxophones and flute), Joëlle Kundé (background vocals), Gaëlle Hervé (background vocals), Zina Tamiatto (background vocals on "Avenue Du Monde"), N'do Kanouté (kora), Daniel Colin (accordion), Vahé Derkaloustian (doudouk).

Tracks:
  • Mandou
  • Beng
  • Dimba
  • Terena Mou Teu
  • Simbala
  • Yomi
  • Disso
  • Sembo
  • Avenue Du Monde
  • Leer


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Ousmane Touré: Nenam (Ma Mère) (2002)



Cassette / PCS / Senegal

Description: Cassette-only studio album released only in Senegal. "Nenam" and "Ko Wadini" are newly recorded versions of the similarly named songs performed by Touré Kunda on Casamance Au Clair De Lune and Toubab Bi.

Musicians: Ousmane Touré (lead vocal), Maître Abdoulaye Wade (introduction voice), Diéba Touré (voice of child), Cheikhna Touré (vocals), Aïcha Konté (vocals), Papis Diouf (electric guitar solo), Mama Gaye (acoustic guitar), Pathé Djasse (basse), Ibou Tall (keyboard), Pape Dieng Diengos (drums), Bakane Seck (percussion), Ouzin Ndoye (recording, mixing), Tapha Thiam (recording, mixing).

Tracks:
  • Nenam
  • Ko Wadini
  • Dioula
  • Kolere
  • Sanga Dom
  • Kounsa


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Ousmane Touré: Lolo (Version Acoustic) (2000)



Cassette / PCS / Senegal

Description: Cassette-only studio album released only in Senegal. "Nidiaye", "Nagaana", and "Duunya" are newly recorded versions of the songs performed by Touré Kunda on Natalia and Toubab Bi.

Musicians: Ousmane Touré (lead vocal), Baaba Maal (vocals on "Dounya" and "Nidiaye"), Aïcha Kamaldine Conté (vocals), Cheikhna Touré (vocals), Dieynaba Ndiaye (vocals), Mama Gaye (guitar), Lamine Faye (guitar, arrangements), Pathé Diasse (bass), Pape Fall (acoustic piano), Bakane Seck (sabar). Moussa Traoré (bougueur), Mamadou Fall (bougueur), Massamba Diop (tama), Elhadji Ndiaye (artistic direction), Ouzin Ndoye (sound recording).

Tracks:
  • Lolo (Lolo version)
  • Gollé
  • Mansane Cisse
  • Nidiaye
  • Soyna Moussou
  • Kide
  • Nagaana ("Nagana")
  • Duunya ("Dounya")
Credits: Cassette insert image kindly provided by Natari (1/2010).


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Ousmane Touré: "Avenue Du Monde" (10/9/2006)



CDS / Together / TOG 0605 / France (Cardboard sleeve)

Description: Includes remixed version of "Avenue Du Monde" and edited version of "Beng", both from Avenue Du Monde.



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CD Single (Promo)

Ousmane Touré: "Mandou" (2005)



CDS / Together / TOG 0502 / France (Promo, cardboard sleeve)

Description: Promotional single. Includes edited versions of "Mandou" and "Beng", both from Avenue Du Monde.



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CD Single (Promo)

Ousmane Touré: "Sembo" (11/2004)



CDS / Together / TOG 0401 / France (Promo, cardboard sleeve)

Description: Promotional release for Avenue Du Monde. Includes studio recordings "Beng", "Sembo", and "Nagaana". "Beng" and "Sembo" written by Ousmane Touré, and "Nagaana" written by Ismaila Touré, Sixu Tidiane Touré, and Ousmane Touré. "Beng" and "Sembo" are similar to but different recordings of the versions on Avenue Du Monde. "Nagaana" is a cover version of the Touré Kunda song, and a different version from the recording on Ousmane's cassette-only album Lolo.

Musicians: Ousmane Touré (vocals), Julien Tekeyan (drums), Jean-Louis Mary (keyboards), Hervé de Ratuld (bass and contrabass), Joëlle Kunde (background vocals), Nicolas Mollard (guitar), Benjamin Petit (flute).



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Music Videos & Concert Films
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Various: Senegal Flash Vol 4 (2004)



DVD / Syllart Productions / France (DVD-R)

Description: Compilation of music videos from Senegal. Includes Ousmane Touré's "Soyna Moussou" (from Lolo (Version Acoustic)) and "Sanga Dom" (from Nenam (Ma Mère)).



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Various Artists Compilations
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Various: Tango Around The World (11/6/2007)



CD / Putumayo / PUTU 271-2 / US

Description: Compilation. Includes Ousmane Touré's "Dimba" (from Avenue Du Monde).



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Various: Midem 1998 - Francophonie (1998)



CD(2) / CFC / Canada (Promo)

Description: Compilation for Midem 1998 highlighting works by "African artists produced by 10 sound recording companies in the French-speaking countries" (from the liner notes). Includes a non-album version of Ousmane Touré's "Lolo". This version of "Lolo" is very different from the version on the cassette-only album Lolo.



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Guest Appearances
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Tania Libertad: Costa Negra (2/19/2002)



CD / BMG/Lusafrica / 362472 / France (Distribution: BM 560) (Digipack)
CD / World Village / 468014 / US (2/11/2003)

Description: Studio album. Includes duet vocal with Ousmane Touré on "La Mulata".



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Cassette

Various: Gloire Des Stars / Allez, Allez!!! (2002)



Cassette / PCS / Senegal

Description: Cassette-only studio album released only in Senegal, recorded in celebration of Senegal's football (soccer) victory over the French team in the first round of the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Seoul, South Korea. Includes Ousmane Touré and many others of Senegal's biggest names in music.

Musicians:
Lead Vocal: Ousmane Touré, Thione Seck, Youssou N'Dour, Omar Pene, Ismael Lo, Baaba Maal, Ouza Diallo, Coumba Gawlo Seck, Mapenda Seck, Fatou Guéwel Diouf, Doudou Sow, Nicolas Menhem, Pape Fall, Maguette Ndione, Kamou Conde, Fallou Dieng, Alioune Kasse, Demba Dia, Frères Guisse, Pape Niang, Assane Mboup, Alioune Mbaye Nder, Assane Ndiaye, Abou Diouba Deh, Ndongo Lo, DJ Awadi, Pacotilles, Alaji Man, Misaal, Khouman, Sister Myriam, and Keyti.
Chorus: Cheikhna Toure and Claire Mbengue.
Instruments: Lamine Faye (guitar, arrangements), Habib Faye (claviers, piano, bass, congas, timbales, flute, arrangements), Papis Ndiaye (claviers), Fallou Galass Niang (drums), Moussa Traore (percussion), Mama Gaye (acoustic guitar), Alioune Diouf (drums), Massamba Diop (tama), Assane Diop (tama), Modou Sarr Mbengue (tama), Elhadji Thièrno Ba (xalam), Mamadou Thiama Sy (xalam).

Tracks:
  • Ca Kanam 1
  • Gainde Ndiaye
  • Salsa Des Lions
  • Ca Kanam 2
  • Yaay Jambaar
  • Al Hamdou Lillahi
Links:
ForestBeat - Discography of Youssou N'Dour
T Endo's African Music - Discography of Baaba Maal


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Iso CD

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Jammu Africa CD

Ismaël Lo: Iso (8/8/1994)



CD / Mango / 162-539 941-2 / US

Other releases:
Jammu Africa - CD / Worldly/Triloka / 314 534 233-2 / US (2/4/1997)

Description: Studio album. Includes Ousmane Touré on background vocals for "Nafantav". The track also appears on Jammu Africa, a compilation of Lo's hits and some new material.



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Ousmane Touré: Avenue Du Monde - press photo (2/21/2005)



Description: Press photo from session for Ousmane Touré's Avenue Du Monde. Photographer unknown. This photo appeared on the Avenue Du Monde album and the "Mandou" single.

Source:
Saint-Cyr - Théâtre Gérard Philipe


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Ousmane Touré: Avenue Du Monde - press photo (2/21/2005)



Description: Press photo from session for Ousmane Touré's Avenue Du Monde. Photographer unknown. This photo appeared on the "Avenue Du Monde" single.

Source:
Ousmane Touré - MySpace (artist website)


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