Djin Djin

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Djin Djin
Studio album by Angélique Kidjo
Released April 27, 2007 (2007-04-27)
(see release history)
Recorded Electric Lady Studios
(New York City, New York)
Genre Afrobeat, reggae, worldbeat
Length 52:23
Label Razor & Tie
Producer Tony Visconti
Angélique Kidjo chronology
Oyaya!
(2004)
Djin Djin
(2007)
Õÿö
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Djin Djin is the eighth studio album by Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo, released on April 27, 2007 (see 2007 in music) on Razor & Tie. It won Best Contemporary World Music Album at the 2008 Grammy Awards.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ae Ae" – 3:31
  2. "Djin Djin" (featuring Alicia Keys and Branford Marsalis) – 4:18
  3. "Gimme Shelter" (featuring Joss Stone) – 4:08
  4. "Salala" (featuring Peter Gabriel) – 3:24
  5. "Senamou (C'est l'Amour)" (featuring Amadou & Mariam) – 3:44
  6. "Pearls" (featuring Carlos Santana and Josh Groban) – 5:05
  7. "Sedjedo" (featuring Ziggy Marley) – 3:56
  8. "Papa" – 4:34
  9. "Arouna" – 3:35
  10. "Awan N'la" – 3:29
  11. "Emma" – 3:29
  12. "Mama Golo Papa" – 3:41
  13. "Lonlon (Ravel's Bolero)" – 4:54

European and Australian edition[edit]

  1. "Arouna" (featuring Joy Denalane) – 3:34
  2. "Emma" (featuring Carmen Consoli) – 3:32

UK and Japanese edition[edit]

  1. "Ae Ae" (Youssou N'Dour Version)
  2. "Leila"
  3. "Salala" (Junior Vasquez Afroelectro Radio Edit)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
French Albums Chart 141
Swiss Albums Chart 62
U.S. Billboard 200 58
U.S. Billboard Top World Music Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Comprehensive Albums 61

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label
Europe (except in the UK) April 27, 2007 Razor & Tie
United States May 1, 2007 Razor & Tie
Canada May 1, 2007 Razor & Tie
Australia May 26, 2007 Razor & Tie
United Kingdom September 24, 2007 Razor & Tie
Japan November 21, 2007 Razor & Tie