Johannesburg is the new studio album by British rock band Mumford & Sons with Baaba Maal, The Very Best and Beatenberg Which is Expected to release via itunes by this friday June 17th 2016 Digitally. The mini-album was recorded over the course of two sessions in Johannesburg that the band have described as “all day and all night,” as part of a sizeable South African tour undertaken in January and February this year.
“Self-awareness is something that we actually actively avoid. We don’t make music except for the joy of making music, really—and meeting people and sharing ideas. … This is not a reaction against what we were, but an exploration of new things. We’re a restless bunch, and we have a lot of energy—we’re never going to stand still.” Posted on facvebook “Meet Baaba Maal, The Very Best and Beatenberg before the mini-album’s release with the ‘Introducing Johannesburg’ playlist.”
For the moment, Mumford & Sons have no plans to perform any of the Johannesburg songs during their summer and fall shows in the U.S. and Europe. These guys have been consistently great. This is no different. Even though just the single is out now, it’s still amazing. Can’t wait for the rest to be released. Looks like some amazing collabs coming too. Very excited.
℗ 2016 Mumford & Sons, under exclusive licence to Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Ltd
Release Date : June 17th 2016
1. Mumford & Sons & Baaba Maal – There Will Be Time
2. Mumford & Sons, Baaba Maal, The Very Best & Beatenberg – Wona
3. Mumford & Sons, The Very Best & Beatenberg – Fool You’ve Landed
4. Mumford & Sons, Baaba Maal & The Very Best – Ngamila
5. Mumford & Sons, Baaba Maal & The Very Best – Si Tu Veux
Digital Booklet – Johannesburg – EP