King of Bongo

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King of Bongo
Mano Negra - King Of Bongo.jpg
by Mano Negra
Released 1 April 1991
Recorded 1990 - 1991 at Mix It, Conny's Studio & Roadhouse in Paris
Genre Alternative rock, Latin Alternative, French rock, Worldbeat
Length 41:08
Label Virgin France S.A.
Producer Mano Negra
Mano Negra chronology
Puta's Fever
(1989)
King of Bongo
(1991)
Amerika Perdida
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

King of Bongo is an album by Mano Negra, released on 1 April 1991. The album was mainly aimed at the American audience, and as such most of the songs are in English. The French edition of Rolling Stone magazine named this album the 61st greatest French rock album (out of 100).[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bring The Fire" (Manu Chao, Mano Negra) – 3:27
  2. "King of Bongo" (Manu Chao, Mano Negra) – 3:38
  3. "Don't Want You No More" (Manu Chao, Mano Negra) – 3:07
  4. "Le Bruit Du Frigo" (Manu Chao, Mano Negra) – 3:10
  5. "Letter To The Censors" (Manu Chao, Mano Negra) – 2:30
  6. "El Jako" (Manu Chao, Mano Negra) – 2:48
  7. "It's My Heart" (Mano Negra) – 1:42
  8. "Mad Man's Dead" (Manu Chao, Mano Negra) – 2:43
  9. "Out Of Time Man" (Manu Chao, Mano Negra) – 3:25
  10. "Mme Oscar" (Manu Chao, Mano Negra) – 2:37
  11. "Welcome In Occident" (Manu Chao, Mano Negra) – 4:20
  12. "Furious Fiesta" (Manu Chao, Mano Negra) – 1:26
  13. "The Fool" (Lee Hazlewood, arranged by Mano Negra) – 2:49
  14. "Paris La Nuit" (Manu Chao) – 3:20

Band line-up[edit]

  • Oscar Tramor (Manu Chao) – Lead Vocals & Guitar
  • Tonio Del Borño (Antoine Chao) – Trompet & Vocals
  • Santiago "El Águila" Casariego – Drums & Vocals
  • Garbancito (Philippe Teboul) – Percussion & Vocals
  • Roger Cageot (Daniel Jamet) – Lead Guitar & Vocals
  • Jo (Olivier Dahan) – Bass & Vocals
  • Helmut Krumar (Thomas Darnal) – Keyboards & Vocals

Guest musicians[edit]

  • Anouk – Vocals

References[edit]

  1. ^ King of Bongo at AllMusic
  2. ^ Magazine Rolling Stone, n°18 of February 2010, ISSN 1764-1071