Category Archives: Mory Kanté

Yé Ké Yé Ké

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01 Yé Ké Yé Ké (The Afro Acid Remix)
02 Akwaba Beach
03 Yé Ké Yé Ké (The Afro Acid Edit)

INFO > One of Africa’s best-selling singles of all time, “Yé Ké Yé Ké” first appeared on Mory Kanté’s 1984 album, “À Paris.” Resurfacing three years later on Kanté’s “Akwaba Beach” LP, the song was reworked for a single release, and became an international hit in 1987. In the wake of “Pump Up The Volume,” the public was eager for more M|A|R|R|S, so “Yé Ké Yé Ké” was ‘aciduously’ remixed by Martyn Young, with assistance from Robin Guthrie (Cocteau Twins).

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01 Yeke Yeke (The Afro Acid Edit)
02 Yeke Yeke (Hardfloor Edit)
03 Yeke Yeke (Hardfloor Mix)
04 Mogo Djolo (Ambush Vocal Mix)

INFO > Mory Kanté’s classic single was revisited in 1995, and enjoyed renewed chart success thanks to a techno makeover from Hardfloor.