Who Sang Papa? Angélique Kidjo

Angélique Kidjo Djin Djin cover art
Release information
Release Date: 2007-4-30
Genre: Folk, World, & Country
length: 4:35
producer: Tony Visconti
mixer: Tony Visconti
engineer: Mario J. McNulty
horn: Colin Stetson, Jordan McLean, Stuart Bogie and Aaron Johnson
Some other versions of "Papa"

Lyrics

Intro
PAPA PAPA PAPA
PAPA PAPA PAPA

Chorus 1
AE MANDJRO PAPA OLON YIN
PAPA YEYE VA HOMIN LA
PAPA YEYE VA HOMIN LA
AE MANDJRO PAPA OLON YIN
PAPA YEYE VA HOMIN LA
PAPA YEYE

Verse 1
AMINKE LA NAN MOU LONLON LE HIHE YAMIN
PAPA YOYA
LONLON DEKA KPOE MOU LE DJI LA GBE YAMIN LO
PAPA YOYA

Chorus 2
AE MANDJRO PAPA OLON YIN
PAPA YEYE VA HOMIN LA
PAPA YEYE VA HOMIN LA
AE MANDJRO PAPA OLON YIN
PAPA YEYE VA HOMIN LA
PAPA YEYE

Verse 2
AMINKE LA NAN MOU LONLON LE HIHE YAMIN
PAPA YOYA
LONLON DEKA KPOE MOU LE DJI LA GBE YAMIN LO
PAPA YOYA

Guitar riff

ReIntro
PAPA PAPA PAPA
PAPA PAPA PAPA

Chorus 3
AE MANDJRO PAPA OLON YIN
PAPA YEYE VA HOMIN LA
PAPA YEYE VA HOMIN LA
AE MANDJRO PAPA OLON YIN
PAPA YEYE VA HOMIN LA
PAPA YEYE

Verse 3
AMINKE LA NAN MOU LONLON LE HIHE YAMIN
PAPA YOYA
LONLON DEKA KPOE MOU LE DJI LA GBE YAMIN LO
PAPA YOYA

Breakdown

Chorus 4
AE MANDJRO PAPA OLON YIN
PAPA YEYE VA HOMIN LA
PAPA YEYE VA HOMIN LA
AE MANDJRO PAPA OLON YIN
PAPA YEYE VA HOMIN LA
PAPA YEYE VA HOMIN LA

Vamp out
AAAA
PAPA YEYE VA HOMIN LA
PAPA YEYE VA HOMIN LA
AAAA
AMINKE LA NAN MOU LONLON LE HIHE YAMIN
PAPA YEYE PAPA YOYA
PAPA YEYE PAPA YOYA
PAPA YEYE NON BIO PAPA YOYA


Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Ae Ae
  • 2 Djin Djin
  • 3 Gimme Shelter
  • 4 Salala
  • 5 Senamou (c'est l'amour)
  • 6 Pearls
  • 7 Sedjedo
  • 8 Papa
  • 9 Arouna
  • 10 Awan N'La
  • 11 Emma
  • 12 Mama Golo Papa
  • 13 Lonlon (Ravel's Bolero)
  • 14 Arouna
  • 15 Emma

  • Release information
    label: EMI Music France
    country(area): France
    format: CD
    barcode: 094639380121
    script: Latin