Hailu Mergia

Yegojam Marnesh / Yegle Nesh

Limited bonus 7” Rough Trade UK exclusive. Extra tracks from first new album in 15 years. Original compositions. Features diverse facets of Mergia’s performances. This bonus 7” of extra tracks are a sonic complement to Hailu Mergia’s new album. Where the album scales angular heights between modern jazz and Ethiopian harmonies, these two tracks explore the heavier side of Mergia’s trio work with drummer Tony Buck and Bassist Mike Majkowski. The band has toured the world together over the last few years following Mergia’s reissuing some of his classic recordings via Awesome Tapes From Africa.

01. Yegojam Marnesh (5:12)

02. Yegle Nesh (4:38)

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