Sou Ni Tilé

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Sou Ni Tilé
Studio album by Amadou & Mariam
Released April 13, 1999 (1999-04-13)
Recorded August 1997
Length 70:48
Label Tinder
PolyGram
Producer Amadou Bagayoko
Marc Antoine Moreau
Amadou & Mariam chronology
Se Te Djon Ye
(1999)
Sou Ni Tilé
(1999)
Tje Ni Mousso
(2000)

Sou Ni Tilé is an album by Malian duo Amadou & Mariam, released in 1999. It was their first album to be released internationally.[1] The album reached No. 61 on the French albums chart.[2] "Je Pense à Toi" reached No. 43 on the French singles chart.[3]

In a review for Allmusic, Brian Beatty gave the album a rating of four stars out of five and described it as "mature, intelligent pop music".[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Je Pense à Toi" (I Think of You) — 5:16
  2. "Combattants" (Warriors) — 4:26
  3. "Mouna" (I Wonder Why?) — 4:44
  4. "Pauvre Type" (Poor Guy) — 4:35
  5. "Dogons" — 4:04
  6. "Baara" (Work) — 4:33
  7. "Dounia" (The World) — 3:17
  8. "A Radio Mogo" — 4:49
  9. "Djandjola" (Adventure) — 4:06
  10. "On Se Donne La Main" (Hand in Hand) — 4:34
  11. "Mon Amour, Ma Chérie" (My Love, My Darling) — 5:23
  12. "A Chacun Son Problème" — 4:40
  13. "Teree La Sebin" (Evil Eye) — 5:33
  14. "Toubala Kono" (Lonely Bird) — 5:22
  15. "C'est La Vie" (That's Life) — 5:26

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fairley, Jan (13 February 2006), "The French Connection That Put Two Lovebirds on the World Map", The Scotsman (Johnston Press), retrieved 25 September 2011 
  2. ^ "Amadou & Mariam — Sou Ni Tilé (album)", Lescharts.com (Hung Medien), retrieved 25 September 2011 
  3. ^ "Amadou & Mariam — Je Pense à Toi (chanson)", Lescharts.com (Hung Medien), retrieved 25 September 2011 
  4. ^ Beatty, Brian, "Sou Ni Tile: Review", Allmusic (Rovi Corporation), retrieved 25 September 2011 
  5. ^ a b c "Sou Ni Tile: Credits & Awards", Allmusic (Rovi Corporation), retrieved 25 September 2011