Various Artists / In The Name Of Love: Africa Celebrates U2
Album: In The Name Of Love: Africa Celebrates U2   Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists   Added:Mar 2008
Label:Shout Factory  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2008-03-23 Pull Date: 2008-05-25 Charts: Reggae/World
Week Ending: May 25 May 18 May 11 May 4 Apr 27 Apr 20 Apr 13 Apr 6
Airplays: 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 3

Recent Airplay
1. May 20, 2023: Everything
4. Mar 31, 2015: Global Warming
Bullet The Blue Sky
2. Sep 18, 2022: Global Ginga
Where The Streets Have No Name, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
5. Jan 14, 2009: Hand Wash in Coleslaw
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
3. Nov 23, 2018: Hanging in the bone yard
Mysterious Ways
6. May 20, 2008: At the Cafe Bohemian
With Or Without You

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2008-03-23
African Artists cover U2 hits, a tribute to Bono & U2 for
Humanitarian relief efforts for Africa, a portion of profits of this CD
go to the Global Fund.
***1: 3:49 Benin "Mysterious Ways".fem vocal, multilingual, poppy upbeat.
****2: 4:37 Mali "Bullet The Blue Sky"
mid tempo male vocal with a rich instrument cool cool sound,
***3: 4:17 Guinea "Sunday Bloody Sunday"mid tempo male vocal with funk guitar,
African percussion,
4: 5:04 South Africa. "Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own" slower male vocal,
5: 3:52 Nigeria "Where The Streets Have No Name" Tony Allen, mid tempo, male
vocal in English , minimal Afro beat perc.
6: 4:59 Senegal "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" mid tempo male vocal,
**7: 3:38 Nigeria "One" male vocal, mid to faster, in English nice guitars &
***8: 3:49 Cameroon "With Or Without You" fem vocal, in English, cool drum
machine? percussion, a bit electronica/techno.
9: 2:36 South Africa. "Pride (In The Name Of Love)" fem gospel choir, in English,
minimal percussion,
****10: 3:41 Sierra Leone, "Seconds" fast male vocal, cool e guitars & percussion.
***11: 3:30 Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, "Desire" male Hip Hop voc rap &
fem chorus in English
12: 5:27 Angola, "Love Is Blindness" slow male vocal in Portuguese, acoustic guitar.
D Farrell   03/2008

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1. Kidjo, Angelique Mysterious Ways
2. Toure, Vieux Farka Bullet The Blue Sky
3. Cissoko, Ba Sunday Bloody Sunday
4. Mahlasela, Vusi Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own
5. Allen, Tony Where The Streets Have No Name
6. Lo, Cheikh I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
7. Jones, Keziah One
8. Les Nubians With Or Without You
9. Soweto Gospel Choir Pride (In The Name Of Love)
10. Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars Seconds
11. African Underground All-Stars Desire
12. Bastos, Waldemar Love Is Blindness