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“inspirational musical optimism... this album has the power to bring
sunshine and hope wherever it is played” Conon Murphy, Fly Global Music Culture
“a glorious band from Mozambique... infectious and charming” **** Robin Denselow, The Guardian
“Bright sun-drenched music with enough edge to keep your mind as well as your feet engaged” (outstanding) Howard Male, The Independent
“It's an excellent album. A big Radio 3 YES to Massukos of Mozambique” Andy Kershaw
“sheer joy... a glorious showing” Tom Bullough, Songlines (nominated Top of the World album)
Described by one fan as “musical sunshine – life-giving, happy music that makes me want to dance”, Massukos' seductive second album Bumping offers a unique and uplifting blend of traditional sounds from Mozambique. Released in Mozambique in April 2007 at a launch attended by the country's president Armando Guebuza, the album is garnering accolades from all the right people (see reviews) and was voted number 6 in the European World Music Charts (Sep 07).
Bumping is dedicated to the memory of Massukos' percussionist Americo Miguel who died in April 2006, aged 32 from a preventable and curable illness. He leaves his daughter and wife who has since given birth to his second child.
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