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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

demanding instrumental part writing
intricate melodic phrasing
extensive vamping
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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Good song
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Needs more cowbell
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richardepatt e r s o n
Always love to hear this song. Gotta love it.
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Amazing, beautiful song!
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They played the hell out of this song from the 80s
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gbaby5906
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ljlingan
luveeet
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sandymcleod1 7 5
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"I bless the rain down in Africa " amazing
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Awesome song
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& bump @ 186
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I like this song.
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Bobby Kimball had great powerful vocal range
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I love the 80 ' s music
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I bless the rain down in Africa.
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I dedicate this to my brother, I can see him jamming to it in the 80s~
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80's forever!!!
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bikeday13
Best Family Guy scene. Even incorporated some of the original video. Lol very funny. Look it up. Check it out
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lesia1968
So remember hearing this , wow 80s were the best !!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️
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Great song
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One of the greatest hits!!
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Absolutely love this song! One of the best songs of the '80's era!
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Hoping to find some old forgotten words or ancient melodies ,,,,
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This song , without a shadow of a doubt, is one of the greatest songs ever composed... I love this song so much........ . .
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rkmajora
Good song, but started the trend of that horrendously annoying chanting of modern pop music.
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lizabdiaz
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It's gonna take a lot to drag me away from u
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doglasrami
One of the best hits
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A Favorite of mine
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menaeric24
Smooth move
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AWESOME TRACK!!
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ER MER GERD IM AN 80s CHIC BORN IN 2000
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the rythm lives forever
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karlborchers
One of the first songs on MTV if I remember correctly.
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I remember 1st time I heard this, 1981 toyota, night, sunroof open, Kings Dominion to DC, it was cool....
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Love This Song:)
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The late great Jeff Porcaro on drums.
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richardepatt e r s o n
One of the best songs every writing if you ask me. It takes you to a far off land, and relaxes your soul. LOVE IT!!
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olcpvideos
Omg I love this song! It's one of my favorites
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I bless the rains down in Africa !!!
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lesia1968
Brings back good times , for you my old friends , miss you Abbie rip in peace .. My beautiful friend , I love you miss u !!! Think about all the fun and crazy times we had !!! Fly with the angels , until I see you again ❤️❤️❤️
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joe.boris
Incredibly weird lyrics
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Nice
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One of the most underplayed songs,,, should listen to it everyday. So powerful but intimate
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Dam love this song
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I love it
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