Island-dweller Osunlade, man of Ifa, has experienced the extremes of the music industry. A man with plenty of perspective to share then, and all would agree, a whole lot of soul. His tribute to the Purple One was completed with a true underground mystic on bass plus Taller de Arte Sonoro graduate Oscar Mora, who added his Venezuelan bossa swing, son. Here comes the sun.
from Various Assets - Not For Sale: Red Bull Music Academy Seattle 2005,
released January 1, 2006
Written by Prince; vocals, drums, percussion, mini moog by Osunlade (GRE); bass by Mad Mike Banks (USA); guitar by Oscar Eduardo Mora (VEN); trumpet by Isaac Aesili (NZL); sax by Ben McIldowie (GBR); recorded & mixed by Osunlade at The I'lle Mobile Studios and the Red Bull Music Academy, Seattle. From the forthcoming album Rewind 5, courtesy Ubiquity Records.
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