Ibibio Sound Machine announces new album, ‘Pull The Rope’

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Timelessness in dance meets tradition, enjoy new music.

Ibibio Sound Machine releases album this May 3rd through Mergeyou can listen now “Got To Be Who U Are”, single available with its official music video. Do not miss it!

The ensemble led by Eno Williams and Max Grunhard announced the release of his next album, Pull The Rope, a connection of electric music with fusions of dance and traditional African sounds. Since the premiere of Electricity In 2022, the group gave rise to a diverse and unique mix of sounds, from electronic to African funk, the combinations are limitless.

With his new single “Got To Be Who U Are”, We enter a space where “you should be proud and happy of who you are”, no matter where you are, because our most honest self is always with us. This song unifies African rhythms with an explosion of dance rhythms, transforming the traditional sound into a timeless one.

The album, produced by Ross Orton promises to continue with this timeless stamp in the music of Ibibio Sound Machine. The band will begin their largest tour of the United Kingdom, where they are from, to promote Pull The Rope. Don’t miss this release!

  1. “Pull The Rope”
  2. “Got To Be Who U Are”
  3. “Fire”
  4. “Them Say”
  5. “Political Incorrect”
  6. “Mama Say”
  7. “Let My Yes Be Yes”
  8. “Touch The Ceiling”
  9. “Far Away”
  10. “Dance In The Rain”

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