Vieux Farka Touré

Born 1981.
Vieux Farka Touré

Biography

Boureima "Vieux" Farka Touré is a Malian singer and guitarist. He is the son of Grammy-winning Malian musician Ali Farka Touré.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of The Secret

    The Secret 2011

    Reviewed by Robin Denselow
    An African-pop fusion piece which works, designed to appeal to a Western audience.
  2. Review of Fondo

    Fondo 2009

    Reviewed by Johnny Lais
    Firmly establishes Toure’s place in a long list of world class Malian musicians.
  3. Review of Remixed: UFOs Over Bamako

    Remixed: UFOs Over Bamako 2007

    Reviewed by Ilka Schlockermann
    You can't fault the enthusiasm and intuition of the remixers.
  4. Review of Vieux Farka Touré

    Vieux Farka Touré 2007

    Reviewed by Angus Taylor
    If you only buy one ‘world music’ album this year… you know the rest.