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Twenty Four Seven

by Sir Jean & NMB Afrobeat Experience

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Their latest « Silver & Gold » album (2019), rooted in Ghana’s and Nigeria’s music of the 1960s and 70s, sets the scene for this song and echoes a frantic Afrobeat outcry. Discarding both bitterness and pessimism, Sir Jean rebukes the wheel of misfortune that leads to modern-day slavery. « Twenty Four Seven » dances on the sour melody inspired by the working poor’s fate. Our modern world’s harsh social reality is illustrated by a repeating refrain, absurdly picking out the days of the week as an endless cycle for those who are caught for life in the sprawling modern liberalized economy.
« Twenty Four Seven » confirms Sir Jean & NMB Afrobeat Experience’s political commitment and their extensive inspiration from the Black Atlantic music.

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released March 19, 2021
Lyrics : Sir Jean
Music : Pierre Vadon, Léo Ouillon
Studio : Supadope
Label : Label 440

Release date : March 19, 2021

Sir Jean : Lead Vocals
David Abdaoui : Bass Drum, Shékéré
Nicolas Mondon : Tenor Guitar
Léo Ouillon : Tenor Saxophone
Renaud Paulet : Trombone
Yann Paulet : Baritone Saxophone
Vincent Pradier : Snare Drum
J. Marie Robin : Sousaphone
Pierre Vadon : Keyboards, Guitar
Jérémy Zenou : Percussions

Special Guests :
Cindy Pooch : Vocals
Célia Kameni : Vocals

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Sir Jean & NMB Afrobeat Experience Lyon, France

Vocals : Sir Jean

Bass drum : David Abdaoui -
Snare drum : Vincent Pradier -
Sousaphone : Jean Marie Robin -
Guitar, Keyboards : Pierre Vadon -
Guitar : Nicolas Mondon -
Percussions : Jérémy Zenou -
Bari Sax : Yann Paulet -
Trombone : Renaud Paulet -
Tenor Sax : Léo Ouillon

NMB Management :
David Abdaoui // abdanmb@hotmail.fr // +33 (0)6 78 15 80 19
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