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Idé Weré Weré

from Magdalena Mariposa by Bachan Kaur

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A song from the Yoruba people of Nigeria, dedicated to Oshun, the Goddess of Love.
It speaks of a necklace as a symbol of initiation into love.

Melody written by Praful and performed by Deva Premal


Idé weré weré nita Oshun
Idé weré weré
Idé weré weré nita Oshun
Idé weré weré nita ya
Ocha kiniba nita Oshun
Checké checké checké
Nita ya
Idé weré were


from Magdalena Mariposa, released March 31, 2015
Praful (www.prafulmusic.com)


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The sound of Bachan Kaur’s voice can make you forget what you’re doing and remember who you are.

Mysticism infuses her sound with kaleidoscopic luminescence.
Sparse dreamy electronica, organic earthy acoustics, soul stirring poetics, and the occasional boom and clack.

Mother earth and the human heart are the bread and butter of this artist’s intention and you can taste it in every song.
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