From the recording Sobobade
This one is named after the beautiful place that we stayed in Senegal in 2006 right on the ocean. "Sobobade" is a Haitian word that means "the god who welcomes in all the other gods." The man who built Sobobade is Haitian, Gerard Chenet. Helen sings in her native Amharic again to a melody that I wrote upon arriving late at night to this coastal resort one hour south of Dakar. Somehow it captures a very pan African vibe musically.