Sunday, January 27, 2019

Music: Africa

Toto's soft rock anthem "Africa" has endured through the years, perhaps in spite of its cheesy conga beat and '80s synths. Artists of all stripes have covered the song, from Weezer's semi-ironic but straightforward track off the "Teal Album," to this incredible harp cover by Amy Turk:

Maybe the craziest performance of "Africa" is an installation in the Namib desert, rigged to play the song on a continuous loop:


At 8:04 AM, Anonymous Hearsetrax said...

just wondered over from hell in a handbasket

At 1:14 PM, Blogger Mulliga said...

Welcome Hearsetrax! James's blog is one of my favorites - been on the blogroll for a long time.


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