Nepa (Never Expect Power Always)
Download links and information about Nepa (Never Expect Power Always) by Tony Allen. This album was released in 1985 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Dancefloor, World Music, Pop, Dance Pop, Funk genres. It contains 5 tracks with total duration of 32:45 minutes.
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|2.||Nepa (Dance Dub)||7:41|
|3.||When One Road Close||6:48|
|4.||Road Close (Dance Dub)||6:44|
Never Expect Power Always (aka N.E.P.A.) is largely a biting criticism and mocking of the Nigerian Electrical Power Authority, rife with corruption and poor service. It starts out with the title track, with a definite Afro-beat punch and a tighter arrangement than would normally be expected from Fela. Electro-claps stand as part of the percussion line, adding to a more modern look at what Afro-beat was becoming. This is followed by an even further modernized piece of Afro-beat, as the title track is given a dub mix. "When One Road Close" has a similar pace, and is similarly followed by a dub remix, complete with the necessary space-effects reverb. This is the peak of electronic Afro-beat, before it returned to some degree of its original James Brown-inspired roots. If you didn't pick the album up the first time around, this is a good time to get it.