Tiki (album)

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ReleasedOctober 2, 2005
Genre Jazz, world music
Label Universal Music France
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Tiki is the fourth solo studio album by Cameroonian jazz bassist and musician Richard Bona. It was released on October 2, 2005, through Universal Music France, [2] and has charted in several countries.


Susheela Raman, Mike Stern and Djavan made guest appearances on the album, [3] and the 2006 edition of the record features a song "Please Don't Stop" with guest vocals by John Legend. [4]

Track listing

All tracks are written by Richard Bona, except where noted.

1."Please Don't Stop" (featuring John Legend, 2006 edition only) 3:59
2."Dipama" 4:26
3."Tiki" 4:40
4."Kivu" 1:26
5."O Beta O Siba" 4:47
6."Esoka Bulu (Night Whisper)" 4:01
7."O Sen Sen Sen"Marc Berthoumieux, Richard Bona4:42
8."Manyaka O Brazil" (featuring Djavan) 4:06
9."Three Women"Jaco Pastorius3:15
10."Ba Senge" 4:09
11."Ida Bato (Ancient song 1789)" 1:10
12."Akwa Samba Yaya" 5:01
13."Calçadao de Copacabana" 4:07
14."Samaouma" 4:53
15."Nu Sango" 1:19

Chart performance

Chart (2013)Peak
France (SNEP) [5] 118
Netherlands (MegaCharts) [6] 81
Poland (Polish Albums Chart) [7] 41
US (Billboard Top World Albums) [8] 10

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