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Tinariwen 2019

Tinariwen recruit Cass McCombs for new single "Kel Tinawen"

20 August 2019, 13:52 | Written by Cerys Kenneally

Tinariwen have shared new single "Kel Tinawen", which features Cass McCombs.

"Kel Tinawen" follows on from earlier singles "Zawal" and "Taqkal Tarha", all of which will feature on Tinariwen's forthcoming album Amadjar.

Across Tinariwen's new album, they also collaborate with Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds' Warren Ellis, Micah Nelson, Rodophe Burger, and more.

Amadjar is the group's first album since 2017's Elwan. The record was made in a large tent situated in the desert around Nouakchott during a two-week camp, without headphones or effects.

"Kel Tinawen" with Cass McCombs is out now. Amadjar lands 6 September via Wedge / PIAS. Tinariwen play London's EartH on 14 November. Find out more.
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