Manu Chao on his Clandestino album

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Manu Chao is a singer-songwriter with French and Spanish roots.

He has been making music since the 1980s in various bands, but in the mid 1990s, his solo album, Clandestino became a hit with millions around the world.

It was a time when camps for illegal immigrants mushroomed across Europe and anti-globalisation protesters attempted to rally opinion against the G8 group of rich economies.

So what was it about that album that struck such a chord?

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