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Pitchfork AUGUST 12, 2014 - by Evan Minsker
FELA KUTI BOX SET OF VINYL REISSUES, CURATED BY BRIAN ENO, ANNOUNCED
Knitting Factory have released two vinyl box sets reissuing Fela Kuti's albums - the first was curated by ?uestlove, the second by Ginger Baker. On September 29, they'll release a third, this one put together by Brian Eno.
For Eno's installment, he picked the albums London Scene (1971), Shakara (1972), Gentleman (1973), Afrodisiac (1973), Zombie (1976), Upside Down (1976), and I.T.T. (1980). It comes with a twelve-page booklet with a foreword by Eno, song lyrics, and in-depth commentaries by Afrobeat historian Chris May.