Rokia Traoré – Mouneissa
It is time to return to a Mali Interest Hub favourite; Rokia Traoré. This week track is the title track from Rokia’s first album ‘Mouneissa‘ – the second time this album has produced a ‘Track of the Week’.
Mouneissa – the song – is a dreamy, relaxing song carried along by simple melodies. It summarises the whole album which is inculpated by the innocence of youth. As one critic writes: “Elle y déroule un climat de sensualité et de tendresse extrême (she unwraps an atmosphere of sensuality and extreme tenderness)”. Such are Rokia’s musical gifts.