The soundtrack to the film 'Finding Fela? which tells the story of Fela Kuti?s life, his music, and his social and political importance. This in-depth look at the man who created Afrobeat (the fusion of Jazz, traditional West African rhythms, Funk, Highlife, and psychedelic rock) includes 17 of Fela's classic tracks plus a never-before released live version of ?Colonial Mentality? recorded at the New Afrika Shine in Fela?s hometown of Lagos and features Femi Kuti on saxophone. With his audacious music and much courage, Fela helped fight corruption and autocracy in freshly democratized Nigeria.

Fela Kuti

Finding Fela - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Knitting Factory
Album artwork for Finding Fela - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Fela Kuti
CD

$19.99

Released 07/29/2014Catalog Number

CD-KFR-1133

Fela Kuti

Finding Fela - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Knitting Factory
Album artwork for Finding Fela - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Fela Kuti
CD

$19.99

Released 07/29/2014Catalog Number

CD-KFR-1133

The soundtrack to the film 'Finding Fela? which tells the story of Fela Kuti?s life, his music, and his social and political importance. This in-depth look at the man who created Afrobeat (the fusion of Jazz, traditional West African rhythms, Funk, Highlife, and psychedelic rock) includes 17 of Fela's classic tracks plus a never-before released live version of ?Colonial Mentality? recorded at the New Afrika Shine in Fela?s hometown of Lagos and features Femi Kuti on saxophone. With his audacious music and much courage, Fela helped fight corruption and autocracy in freshly democratized Nigeria.