Tinariwen announce new album Elwan, share new video For “Ténéré Tàqqàl”

Tinariwen have announced their new album Elwan, which is set to be out on February 10th through Anti-. The album is the follow-up t0 Emmaar, and features appearances by Kurt Vile, Matt Sweeney, Mark Lanegan, and more. They recorded it in the desert of Joshua Tree National Park and in M’Hamid El Ghizlane, an oasis in southern Morocco. Check out the animated video for “Ténéré Tàqqàl,” directed by Axel Digoix, who has worked on films such as The Little Prince. Below as well are the Elwan tracklist, the album artwork and Tinariwen’s upcoming tour dates.


o1 Tiwàyyen
02 Sastanàqqàm
03 Nizzagh Ijbal
04 Hayati
05 Ittus
06 Ténéré Tàqqàl
07 Imidiwàn N-Àkall-In
08 Talyat
09 Assàwt
10 Arhegh Ad Annàgh
11 Nànnuflày
12 Intro Flute Fog Edaghan
13 Fog Edaghàn


10-19 Aurillac, France – Aurillac Theatre
10-29 M’hamid, Morocco – Taragalte Festival
11-04 Leeds, England – Belgrave Music Hall
11-05 Kendal, England – Brewery Arts Centre
11-06 Manchester, England – Band on the Wall
11-09 London, England – Islington Assembly Hall
11-11 Berlin, Germany – Volksbühne
11-17 Basel, Switzerland – Kaserne
11-18 Bologna, Italy – Locomotiv Club
11-21 Paris, France – Le Bataclan
11-22 Grenoble, France – La Belle Electrique
11-23 Lyon, France – L’Epicerie Moderne
11-24 Arles, France – Cargo De Nuit
11-26 Mourenx, France – Festival Mourenx

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