'Kinshasa One Two' is due out on November 7
The album, which is titled ‘Kinshasa One Two’ and has been given a release date of November 7, was recorded in the Democratic Republic Of Congo, after Albarn travelled to the country with a large group of musicians and others to record the album.
These included Kwes, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Franz Ferdinand producer Dan The Automator, hip-hop producer Jneiro Jarel, XL Recordings boss Richard Russell, Actress, Marc Antoine and Jo Gunton.
The project has been put together in collaboration with Oxfam, who will receive all the proceeds from the album’s sales.
Prior to recording ‘Kinshasa One Two’, Albarn has just finished performing in Manchester with his opera Doctor Dee.
The tracklisting for ‘Kinshasa One Two’ is as follows:
‘Hallo’ (Feat. Tout Puissant Mukalo and Nelly Liyemge)
‘K-Town’ (Feat. N’Gotshima and Bebson)
‘African Space Anthem (A.S.A)’ (Feat. Ewing Sima of Tout Puissant Mukalo)
‘Love’ (Feat. Love)
‘Lingala’ (Feat. Bokatola System and Evala Litongo)
‘Lourds’ (Feat. Yende Bongongo of Okwess International)
‘Respect Of The Rules’ (Feat. Loi X Liberal)
‘We Come From The Forest’ (Feat. Bokatola System)
‘Customs’ (Feat. Bokatola System)
‘Virginia’ (Feat. Magakala Virginia Yollande and Yowa Hollande)
‘Ah Congo’ (Feat. Jupiter Bokondji and Bokatola System)
‘Three Piece Sweet Part 1 &2’ (Feat. Bebson)
‘If You Wish to Stay Awake’ (Feat. Washiba)
‘Departure’ (Feat. Bokatola System)