Beat the Border

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Beat the Border
Studio album by Geoffrey Oryema
Released October 1, 1993
Recorded 1993
Genre World music
Length 41:37
Label Real World
Producer Bob Ezrin
Geoffrey Oryema chronology
Exile
(1990)
Beat the Border
(1993)
Night to Night
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Beat the Border is the second studio album from Ugandan artist Geoffrey Oryema. It was released in 1993 through the Real World label.

Notable collaborators to Oryema on this album include Jean-Pierre Alarcen (Lead guitar), Brian Eno, Manu Katché and Ayub Ogada.

The album evokes the spirit and culture of Africa for those who live in first world countries.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The River"
  2. "Kel Kweyo"
  3. "Market Day"
  4. "Lapwony"
  5. "Umoja"
  6. "Gang Deyo"
  7. "Hard Labour"
  8. "Payira Wind"
  9. "Lajok"
  10. "Nomad"