Warm Heart of Africa

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Warm Heart of Africa
Studio album by The Very Best
Released 6 October 2009 (Physical)
25 August 2009 (Digital)
Recorded 2009
Genre Electronic, Malawian, Dance
Length 47:54
Label Green Owl
Producer Radioclit
The Very Best chronology
Esau Mwamwaya and Radioclit are the Very Best
(2008)
Warm Heart of Africa
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
The Arts Section (Positive)[2]
Drowned in Sound (8/10)[3]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[4]
NME (8/10)[5]
Pitchfork Media (8.6/10)[6]
PopMatters (8/10)[7]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[8]

Warm Heart of Africa is the debut studio album for The Very Best. The album was released digitally on August 25, 2009 and physically on October 6, 2009. Rhapsody deemed it the 18th best album of 2009.[9]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Yalira" – 3:44 (mp3)
  2. "Chalo" – 3:14
  3. "Warm Heart of Africa" (featuring Ezra Koenig) – 3:49
  4. "Mwazi" – 1:08
  5. "Nsokoto" – 5:30
  6. "Angonde" – 4:54
  7. "Julia" – 4:08
  8. "Mfumu" – 3:52
  9. "Ntende Uli" - 3:21
  10. "Rain Dance" (featuring M.I.A.) – 4:28 (mp3)
  11. "Kamphopo" - 3:13
  12. "Kada Manja - 4:35
  13. "Zam'dziko - 2:27

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