LP : Released 29th November
In 2009,Grammy-winning producer Ian Brennan (Tinariwen, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott) traveled to Rwanda in search of local music with his Italian-Rwandan wife, filmmaker and photographer, Marilena Delli . After two weeks of criss-crossing the country and listening to countless artists, they met The Good
For The Good Ones new album, "Rwanda, You Should Be Loved", bandleader Adrien Kazigira composed over 40 songs. The recording was done live without overdubs on Adrien’s farm in Rwanda. Since they live without electricity and have had little access to devices to reproduce musical recordings, The Good Ones’ vocalizations are based on the singing traditions and dialect of their local immediate, agricultural district more than by outside and Western influences.
Features collaborations with Wilco’s Nels Cline, TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe, Sleater-Kinney’s Corin Tucker, My Bloody Valentine’s Kevin Shields, and Fugazi’s Joe Lally.
Despite It All I Still Love You, Dear Friend (with Tunde Adebimpe)
Will You Be My Protector?
Where Did You Go Wrong, My Love (with Nels Cline)
Young People Are The Future
Please Come Back To Me (with Corin Tucker)
Marciana, You Should Love
A Long, Sad Journey Watching You Die (with Kevin Shields)
Life Is Hard
Seraphinne, You Are The Prettiest Woman In The World
My Wife Is As Beautiful As A Sunset (with Joe Lally)
My Smartest Friend Lost His Mind