A "Bofou Safou" is, in Mali, a nonchalant boy who prefer dance to work. Amadou & Mariam make their great comeback with a new summerish tune, mixing their african origins with the occident pop-culture. The couple is providing dance music every year since 2008 since their great success "Sabali" produced by Damon Albarn from Gorillaz. With french producer Adrien Durand from Bon Voyage Organisation complicity, the afro-beat kings creates the summer anthem " Bofou Safou". Because Music, their label, asked to Jimmy Douglas experience to mix the product, resulting to a powerful and catchy tune.
We are premiering today the remix by berlin based Henrik Schwarz, renowed producer in the club community for his electrifying edits and lives. The meeting between the two worlds is offering us a powerful result and accentuates the undeniably club dimension of track. The german artist quotes :
Isn't it something really special when you can do remixes of artists you really love? And isn't the original Bofou Safou a wonderful track to do a remix of ? I felt blessed when I got asked to do this remix what a pleasure! I am hoping everyone can hear that …
After listening to this track, it is more likely that the desire to prolong the pleasure of the African sounds takes you and it is with an awesome generosity that the two Malian musicians have created this spotify’s playlistlisting their shinning influences !
They will be in Paris during We Love Green festival the 10 to 11 June !