The name of this pan-African duo, and the  album packaging, may remind some UK listeners of another highly successful duo, Amadou and Mariam, but this is a very different product. Singing in English and French, Gwen and Tiana present a slick and lavishly produced package that incorporates elements of mainstream pop and soul in a manner reminiscent of the wave of 1980s African artists like Youssou N’Dour and Salif Keita. 

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