STAFF BENDA BILILI: This second album by the veteran Congolese paraplegic musicians feels entirely modern

A great back story can make a band. Take Staff Benda Bilili, a bunch of veteran Congolese paraplegic musicians, discovered living on the streets around Kinshasa zoo, playing home-made guitars and driving around in scary-looking motorbike wheelchairs that might have done earlier service in a Mad Max movie. How could they fail to make international headlines?

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