Knitting Factory Records and Partisan Records are proud to release the sixth instalment of the much anticipated vinyl reissue box sets from the Fela Kuti catalogue.
‘Box Set #6’ was curated by actor, producer, DJ, rapper and singer, Idris Elba, aka DJ Big Driis. Features the albums ‘Open & Close’, ‘Music of Many Colors’, ‘Stalemate’, ‘I Go Shout Plenty!!!’,‘Live In Amsterdam’ (double LP), and ‘Opposite People’.
The artwork for each album has been meticulously recreated from the original vinyl pressings, alongside vintage vinyl label artwork. The box set includes a 24-page booklet featuring lyrics, commentaries by Afrobeat historian Chris May, and never before seen photos; as well as a 16” x 24”poster designed by Lemi Ghariokwu, the creative force behind many of Fela’s album covers.