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I've been busy with other projects and editing the audio from my friends radio appearance. Never enough time in the day to get something posted.

- I was digging through my collection of CD’s (I have around 3000) looking for something else actually when I stumbled across something I forgot I had.

It is a compilation album released to commemorate the 1998 World Cup in France:

France 98 CD - Allez Ola Ole

… and as a present for you out there… if you want it … is the entire thing to d/load for your collection.


Allez Ola Ole: the Music of the World Cup
is a celebratory album with a samba beat. Apart from the Scottish and English contributions obviously. Africa is well represented too.

For those of you who don’t want all of it and just want a sampling, listen below. I’ve selected two stand-out tracks from the CD.

The first track is from a Brazilian act called “Skank“.

(Before I found the info about the band I did a google image search and photos of the obvious person came up.)

Skank » Skank – É Uma Partida de Futebol

Next up one from the always excellent Youssour N’Dour:

Youssou N'Dour » Youssou N’Dour and Axelle Red – Do You Mind If I Play

- For details on the whole album and a scan of the entire booklet look below the fold:

» CD (75megs)

» Allez Images (20 megs)

8 thoughts on “Allez Oop !”

  1. FM says:

    Hi Webbie! Thanks for sharing this France ’98 Album!

    Can you please reupload the file Allez Images (20 megs) please?

    It was deleted by RapidShare due to inactivity!

    Thanks in advance!

  2. Webbie @ Football and Music says:

    Ah do you know what… I deleted the original…
    I’ll rescan/re-up the files.

  3. FM says:

    That’s fine :)
    Thanks for your kind gesture :)

  4. Webbie @ Football and Music says:

    Took me long enough…

    Right click here and then “Save Target/Link As…”

    (17MB .zipped file

  5. FM says:

    Thanks for your kindness Webbie :)
    Best regards :)

  6. jt dinawanao says:

    Thank you so much Mr. Webbie… I’ve looking for this… more power to yah!

  7. lemon says:

    Thanks so much. My dad was just requesting a cd with different international artists…plus we used to own this CD, but somehow it’s missing. Thanks again.

  8. Krishanu Sadhu says:

    Thanks a lot. Had bought the cassette of this album during World Cup’98. Used to listen to it then a lot with my cousin , especially Ricky Martin’s track. Will be able to relive those moments again.

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