With a wide range of contributions throughout the eighties, from Grace Jones’s “My Jamaican Guy” to Foreigner’s “I Want to Know What Love Is”, Waliou Jacques Daniel Isheola “Wally” Badarou was mainly known for playing a crucial role in Chris Blackwell’s Compass Point Studios recording venture in the Bahamas.

Often referred to as 80’s English band Level 42’s fifth member, the French-born Benin-raised musician, producer and synth composer put out Echoes in 1984. A ground-breaking instrumental solo journey that still sounds as fresh today as it did back then.



  • 1.Keys02:20
  • 2.Hi-Life04:42
  • 3.Mambo04:57
  • 4.Voices03:20
  • 5.Canyons03:26


  • 1.Endless Race03:41
  • 2.Chief Inspector05:58
  • 3.Waltz03:43
  • 4.Jungle04:58
  • 5.Rain03:01


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