This is another outstanding album from Jean-Philippe Marthely and Kassav during their most creatively productive period. Jacob Desvarieux and George Decimus were still arranging the compositions. They were taking zouk to new heights with each release.
A certain member fronting the group became a very successful formula and enabled each artist to put their creative stamp on a particular recording. Touloulou, a fast-moving small crab of the Antilles, is no exception. Jean-Philippe Marthely shows his songwriting ability here, writing six of the seven tracks. All of the tracks burst with inventiveness, change, and a percussive power that says something about the energy generated by Kassav in the '80s. For those who are zouk aficionados, this album is a must-have. For those who are not, this is a good way to experience Kassav in their powerhouse years. Highly recommended.
|Pa. Za. Pa||Jean-Philippe Marthély||3:38|
|Zioum (I Adan)||Jean-Philippe Marthély||6:28|
|We Le||Jean-Philippe Marthély||5:02|
|Bel Kreati||Jean-Philippe Marthély||4:53|
|En le Monte||Jean-Philippe Marthély||4:24|