Review: Seun Kuti & Egypt ‘80 at the Kazimier

-Matt Mook Mak

Seun Kuti & Egypt ‘80 at the Kazimier (Thursday 3rd November 2011)

(image from Peter Guy’s Mersey blog. Click here to check it out)


It felt rather like a homecoming gig for Seun Kuti. The EGYPT ’80 bandleader spent three years living in Liverpool while studying at LIPA, and there was a twinkle in his eye and a definitive Scouse lilt to his English accent when he shared his joy at being back here. Seun’s love for Liverpool is perhaps why we were privileged to have such great musicians perform at all in a city so often overlooked by international acts in favour of Manchester… 

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