Ayalew Mesfin – Good Aderegechegn (Blindsided By Love)

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A
Hasabe (My Worries)
Ewedish Neber (I Used To Love You)
Tezetash Rekik (Memories Of You)
Endet Liyesh (How Can I See You)
5:07 Ayalew Mesfin Ekul Teramedu (Walk As One)

B
Good Aderegechegn (Blindsided By Love)
Wubeet (Beautiful)
Yewefe Ber Abeba (Like A Beautiful Bird)
Sak Sak Beyelegni (Smile For Me)
Gubeleye (Gorgeous Girl)

Ayalew Mesfin stands aside the likes of Mulatu Astake, Mahmoud Ahmed, Hailu Mergia and Alemayehu Eshete as a legend 1970s Ethiopia. The music he created with his Black Lion Band is amongst the funkiest to arise from Addis Ababa.

* WATCH THE FILM: CHE BELEW! (MARCH FORWARD!)

Each album contains an oversized 11” x 11” 16 page book that tells the story of modern Ethiopian music and Ayalew’s role within it.

LP, CD, and Digital. 2020. NA5191 (Complete Works Anthology LP version NA5216).