Orchestre de l'Université d'Abidjan – Problems

( Ivory Coast , 1986 )

posted on 14 / 07 / 2024

For today, I wanted to share with you “Problems“, an instant catchy deep Afro Reggae Soul track with killer synth parts, taken from the 2nd album of the Ivorian band Orchestre de l’Université d’Abidjan (also known as “O.U.A“), created to promote the importance of a college education, and that included many great musicians :

Bass Guitar : Joseph Kouadio, Richmond Sibailly ;

Chorus : Gaetan Fouabi, Marie Rose Borba ;

Drums : Mesmin Abaka ;

Guitar, Soloist : Bamba Ibrahim, Désiré Zama ;

Lead Vocals : Ibrahim Bamba, Ramses Kimon ;

Lead Vocals, Percussion : Ismael Diaby ;

Percussion : Sibailly Obrou ;

Rhythm Guitar : Emmanuel Bouaffo, Mesmer Zebeyou ;

Synthesizer : Diava Dagry ;

Cherry on the cake : this gorgeous cover art by A. Hilaires – Enjoy !

Orchestre de l’Université d’Abidjan – Problems (Ivory Coast, 1986, Polygram)

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Have a nice Sunday, see you on next Wednesday for another musical (re)discovery !

Armand de Preseau

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