Music is a part of The World’s DNA. Host Marco Werman and present director April Peavey decide the tunes which can be used as transitions between tales — music that displays the emotion of the second.
“It is a cliche to say that music is the common language, however it truly is true. We get a lot response from listeners who wish to know concerning the world, however it’s an excessive amount of data to course of without delay,” mentioned Werman. “So music is an effective way to only gradual issues down, enable folks to digest what they’ve heard and to understand that there’s this factor that connects us across the planet.”
In 2019, The World featured interviews with international music icons equivalent to Kenyan musician J.S Ondara, Ugandan rapper Sarah Tshila and iconic musician Carlos Santana on his newest music album that includes Spanish singer Buika.
“I believe music is simply such an vital a part of the present — for listeners to attach with them and introduce them to components of the world that they would not in any other case know,” mentioned Peavey.
Now, because the yr winds down, The World presents its favourite albums of 2019. Take heed to the record right here on Spotify.
Marco Werman’s High 5 Picks:
1. ‘Bad Education Vol. 1: Soul Hits of Timmion Records’ by varied artists
three. ‘Je Suis Africain’ by Rachid Taha
four. ‘Grandeza’ by Sessa
April Peavey’s High 5 Picks:
1. ‘¿Dónde Bailarán Las Niñas?’ by Ximena Sariñana
2. ‘Kiwanuka’ by Michael Kiwanuka
three. ‘Aban’ by The Garifuna Collective
four. ‘Tales of America’ by J.S. Ondara
5. ‘Pang!’ by Gruff Rhys