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Africa

by Toto

Lyrics

I hear the drums echoing tonight
But she hears only whispers of some quiet conversation
She's coming in, 12:30 flight
The moonlit wings reflect the stars that guide me towards salvation
full lyrics
I hear the drums echoing tonight
But she hears only whispers of some quiet conversation
She's coming in, 12:30 flight
The moonlit wings reflect the stars that guide me towards salvation
full lyrics

Features of This Track

extensive vamping
intricate melodic phrasing
demanding instrumental part writing
a clear focus on recording studio production
mixed minor & major key tonality
an emotional male lead vocal performance
prominent use of synth
prominent percussion
vocal harmonies

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Comments

When 21 jumpstreet was the show to watch
Much Love For This Beautiful Song, One Of My Favorites:)
I left some brains down in Africa!
13xicat
If these guys never sold out their music we'd never hear, gta, scrubs and family turd brought them here., sell outs! Always for money. Anything artistic loses its art when money comes in. the way of the future, tv owns you.
oldies the best
Family guy cx
favorite song ever
Love this song!
I love To To .and his musoc
This song takes my back with a happy heart day dreaming in my room
GTA Vice City
Oh yea!!!!��
Takes me back )
hearing this just now made my day.
I love this song thanks ToTo
This song take me back in the day.
I'm such ol head classic sing
Damn it takes me back to that MTV craze..... Wuba wuba!
Toto one of all time favorites
Oh yeah sounds good TOTO for a Friday afternoon!!
I love Toto forever
jrevil77
Well, ,, hummmm ok ya this song has backmasking on it. Thats not good ...
ccampbell282 8
Love it
Awesome vocals!!!
I wish I had a voice like that when I sing
Dope
This so g is just perfect
I Feel So Connected To This Song, Awesome & Totally Beautiful:) One Of My Favorites! Toto Is A Great Band That I Truly Admire!
A great blast from the pas! Loved it!
If Toto went to Africa, he's a long way away from Dorothy in Kansas.
Beautiful song, the instrumental part is soothing
<3
Fabulous song!
I bless the rains down in Africa
Gonna take alot to drag me away from you!
Reminds me of Scrubs when J.D was in the bath tub lol XD
•miss that show :(
•love this song :)
Really great song!
Remind me of memories
Beautiful, Bold and soulful, Africa!!!!
My Ancestors

Great tune!!great 80's memories!!
I seek to cure what's deep inside
Awesome song
Ah yes reminds me of my glory hole days
Good song (:-0
One of the greatest songs ever written!
Sweet beautiful love song, heavy! One of the best 80's ballads!
Sooo catchy! I always find myself singing this tune in my head
Love TOTO!!!
I like this song
Ive blessed the rays down in Brigantine
I really like this song, I think the sound is both catchy and fairly original. I get the chorus stuck in my head often, even though I barely know the words haha
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