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"Formula" is the fourth track on Amala & Blum's "Welikom 2 Lay-Gh-Us!" album, which was recorded with some of Fela Kuti's afrobeat musicians in Lagos, Nigeria.

"Formula" est le quatrième morceau de l'album d'Amala & Blum "Welikom 2 Lay-Gh-Us!", enregistré à Lagos au Nigeria.


from Welikom 2 Lay​-​Gh​-​Us! [album], released May 18, 2017
VOCALS : Amala
GUITAR: Bruno Blum
With Amala & The Afroculture Band
RECORDED AT: Afrodisia Studio, Lagos, Nigeria; Overdubs: studio Abracadabra, Paris by Gilles Riberolles
MIX: Thierry Bertomeu (studio Garage, Paris)

VOIX : Amala
Avec Amala & The Afroculture Band
PRISE DE SON : Afrodisia Studio, Lagos, Nigeria; Overdubs: Gilles Riberolles (studio Abracadabra, Paris)
MIXAGE : Thierry Bertomeu (studio Garage, Paris)
PHOTO : Bruno Blum

Amala Dada: lead vocals
Bruno Blum: guitar
Regina Aquali: back up vocals
Blessing Ungenyi: back up vocals
Rachel Okafor: back up vocals
Mabel Alonge: back up vocals
Carole David: back up vocals on “Paris C'est Pas Funky”
Cyril « Mouloud » Colling: second part of keyboards solo and coda on “Dumbo”
Osagie “Austin” Imhontu: all other keyboards
Ajayi Adebiyi: drums
Femi Omoiya: bass
David Obanyedo: "tenor" guitar, second guitar solo on "Dumbo"
Brodrick Omojuwa: rhythm guitar
Kola Oladele: baritone saxophone
Yinusa "YS" Akinnibosun: tenor saxophone
Sharpp Mike: trumpet, alto sax
Oboro Omoefe: percussion
Oremej Si: oshodi
Ifeanyi Ilolenze: bass conga
Sunday Etor: native conga
Olamide Adams: Brazilian congas, clave

Amala & Bruno Blum : executive producers

Recorded by Jubril Ogungbade, Ebenezer Oluyinka, Chief Oligbinde and Oyewale Oyedepo on the night of May 13-14, 2002 at Afrodisia Studio (Decca Studio), 30 Lawani Street, Abule-Oja, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria (P.O. Box 412)

Overdubs recorded by Gilles Riberolles in December, 2002 at Studio Abracadabra, Paris and by Thierry Bertomeu at Garage Studio B

Mixed by Thierry Bertomeu at Garage Studio B, 14 rue Juillet, 75020 Paris, France

Cover painting by Ghariokwu Lemi, ghalemi2000@yahoo.com
Photos by Pascal Letellier & Patrice Monfort

Design and art direction : Bruno Blum & Ramon Cucchi

With special thanks to Mister Pascal Letellier, Dominique Ledudal, Bernard Natier, and all at La Maison de France, French Cultural Center, Lagos

Thanks also to Miss Bibiana, Mister Alain Cassignol, Mister Francis Dordor, Mister Philippe Dupriez, Mister Lemi Ghariokwu, Mister Patrice Monfort, Mister Adebayo Ojo, Mister Olamide Adams, Mister Adolf Onwuka, Mister Charles Philippe, Miss Sabine Roche, Mister Jean-Christophe Servant and Mister Ibrahim Tcha-Tchere.

Produced by Bruno Blum


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