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Kassav' - Kassav' album
  • Performer Kassav'
  • Title Kassav'
  • Date of release 1985
  • Country France
  • Style Zouk
  • Other formats XM RA AIFF MIDI VOX VOC DXD
  • Genre Folk music
  • Size MP3 1520 mb
  • Size FLAC 1295 mb
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Votes: 399

Kassav' is a Caribbean band formed in Guadeloupe in 1979. The core members of the band are Jocelyne Béroard, Jacob Desvarieux, Jean-Philippe Marthély, Patrick St. Eloi, Jean-Claude Naimro, Claude Vamur and Georges Décimus (who left to form Volt Face and returned). Kassav' have issued over 20 albums, with a further 12 solo albums by band members. The music of Kassav is an extension of cadence-lypso or compas bands, such as Grammacks, Exile One, Les Aiglons and Experience 7 of the 1970s.

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Zouk - kassav - new - nouvel album 2013 sonje. Best Of Jocelyne Beroard Album Mix Zouk Kassav' 2014-2015. Kassav' continued to gain popularity both as a group and by several members' solo recordings, eventually peaking in 1985 with Yélélé, which featured the international hit "Zouk la sé sèl médikaman nou ni" (meaning "Zouk is the only medicine we have" in French Antillean Creole).

This full Kassav' discography is alphabetical, however you can sort Kassav' album list by any column. Note that this complete list of Kassav' releases is based on official releases and does not always include promotional-only discs, although they are listed when we have data on them. This list includes Majestik Zouk Un Toque Latino and more.

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Listen to music from Kassav' like Zouk-La sé sel médikaman nou ni, Avèou Doudou & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Kassav'. Kassav' (Haitian and Antillean Creole for a local dish made from cassava) is a Francophone zouk band which was formed in 1979.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 An Ba Chen'n La
Composed By – Patrick Saint-EloiLyrics By – Patrick Saint-Eloi
A2 Se Pa Djen Djen
Composed By – Jean-Philippe MarthelyLyrics By – Jean-Philippe Marthely
A3 Tout' La Rivye Ka Decan' An Lan Me
Composed By – Jacob F. Desvarieux*Lyrics By – Georges Decimus
A4 File Zetwal
Composed By – Georges DecimusLyrics By – Georges Decimus
B1 Mwen Malad Aw
Composed By – Georges DecimusLyrics By – Jacob F. Desvarieux*
B2 On Chimen Pou Demen
Composed By – Pierre-Edouard DecimusLyrics By – Pierre-Edouard Decimus
B3 Move Jou
Composed By – Pierre-Edouard DecimusLyrics By – Pierre-Edouard Decimus
B4 Sa Ki La Pouw
Composed By – Claude VamurLyrics By – Claude Vamur

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – Sonodisc
  • Recorded At – Studio Plus XXX
  • Recorded At – Studio Davout
  • Recorded At – Studio Marcadet


  • Arranged By – François De Bricon* (tracks: B4)
  • Backing Vocals [Chaude Ambiance] – Catherine Laupa, Marie-José Gibon
  • Bass, Directed By – Georges Decimus
  • Bass, Percussion – Pierre-Edouard Decimus
  • Chorus – Jobby Valente*, Sylvie Drai*
  • Drums, Percussion – Claude Vamur
  • Engineer – Joelle Bauer, Laurent Lozahic, Patricia Guen
  • Engineer, Mixed By – Didier Lozahic
  • Guitar, Directed By, Lead Vocals – Jacob F. Desvarieux*
  • Keyboards – Jean-Claude Naimro
  • Layout – Philippe Amador
  • Lead Vocals – Rebecca Bell*
  • Lead Vocals, Chorus – Jean-Philippe Marthely, Jocelyne Beroard
  • Lead Vocals, Chorus, Guitar, Percussion – Patrick Saint-Eloi
  • Percussion – César Durcin
  • Photography By – Jean-Luc Dubin
  • Producer – Georges Debs
  • Saxophone – Alain Hatot
  • Sequenced By – Celmar Engel, Frédéric Michot, Georges Rodi
  • Trombone – Hamed Belhocine*
  • Trumpet – Eric Jiausserand*, Freddy Houssepian*, Philippe Slominsky*
  • Violin – France Dubois, Hubert Varron, Jean Gaunet, Michel Cron, Roger Berthier


Studios Plus Trente, Davout, Marcadet.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Distribution Code): SD 17

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
GD27 Kassav' Kassav' ‎(LP, Album) GD Productions GD27 France 1985
MCGD 027 Kassav' Kassav' ‎(Cass, Album) GD Productions MCGD 027 France 1985
GDC 1027 Kassav' An - Ba - Chen´n La ‎(CD, Album) GD Productions GDC 1027 France 1985
1045 Kassav' Kassav' ‎(Cass, Album) Not On Label 1045 Unknown
MCGD 027 Kassav' Kassav' ‎(Cass, Album) GD Productions MCGD 027 France 1985