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Vieux Farka Touré - "All the Same" (feat. Dave Matthews) Video (PopMatters Premiere)

Photo: Zeb Goodell

Afrobeat star Vieux Farka Touré's latest single is "All The Same", in which American jamband favorite Dave Matthews lends vocals to a haunting Touré melody.

PopMatters' David Maine recently said of Afrobeat luminary Vieux Farka Touré's latest album, The Secret from Six Degrees Records: "At this point, Vieux Farka Touré is very much his own man as a musician and recording artist, which is an astonishing thing to say about someone whose career has been so short and whose father was so dominant in the field. It is exciting to wonder where his creativity and talent will take him next. Judging from this release, it could be anywhere."

Not that he needs to because he's spectacular on his own, but Touré paired with a number of big name US musicians on the new album, including Derek Trucks on "Aigna", which you can sample from an earlier PopMatters premiere. His latest collaboration is the album's new single "All The Same", in which American jamband favorite Dave Matthews lends vocals to a haunting Touré melody. The scripted video of a lone boy lost in his imagination in a rustic forest was directed by Sam
 Bathrick
 and is a Native Resonance production. Full credits appear after the jump.

Video credits

A Native Resonance Production (www.NativeResonance.com)

Writer | Director:
 Sam
 Bathrick


Producer:
 Adam
 Barton


Director 
of
 Photography:
 Henry 
Jacobson


Director
 of 
Photography
 2nd 
Unit:
 Alex
 Cullen


Assistant
 Director:
 Emma
 Tammi


Art
 Director:
 Jimmy
 Williams


Choreographer
 & Associate 
Producer: 
Korin
 Mills

Production
 Assistant / Swing: 
Matt
 Schwartzfeld


Executive Producers: Eric Herman, Modiba Productions (modiba.net), Six Degrees Records (sixdegreesrecords.com)

CAST:

Henry Fields - Boy

Jasmyne Hart - Girl

Cameron Castonguay - Jealous boy

Chorus:

Cedar Hart

Nicholas Carnevale

Tyler Carnevale

Ciera Schwanzer

Saville Keyes

Cedar Keyes

Cole Seaman

Grace Kelley

Francesca Bigelow

Katlyn Lockenwitz

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