Salala Lyrics

by Angelique Kidjo

Intro (Peter Gabriel):
Eh Eh Heh-eh Eh

Eh Eh Heh-eh Eh

Choir and Angelique Kidjo (chorus):
Salala sa la la-la (Sa la-la sa la la)
Salala sa la la-la (Omon Moun Shinou Awanbi sa la-la)
Salala sa la la-la (Teba Fodjou Kan Ananbi Kilotche)

Angelique Kidjo and choir:
Awa Oman Djo Awa Oman Yonou

Peter Gabriel:
O mama turn on the light in this place
There's no smile like the smile on your face
There's no joy like the joy of a soul coming in
There's no joy like the joy of a soul coming in

Choir and Angelique Kidjo:
Salala sa la la-la (Sa la-la sa la la)

Choir and Peter Gabriel
Salala sa la la-la (Hey-hey-eh-eh)

Choir, Angelique Kidjo and Peter Gabriel
Salala sa la la-la (Teba Fodjou Kan Ananbi Kilotche)

Angelique Kidjo and choir:
Awa Oman Djo Awa Oman Yonou

Angelique Kidjo:
Omon Moun Shinou Awanbi sa la-la
Omon Moun Shinou Awanbi sa la-la

Angelique Kidjo and Peter Gabriel:
Teba Fodjou Kan Ananbi Kilotche
Teba Fodjou Kan Ananbi Kilotche

(Guitar Solo)
Eh Eh Heh-eh Eh
Eh Eh Heh-eh Eh

Angelique Kidjo and Peter Gabriel:
Oh mama turn on the light in this place
There's no smile like the smile on your face

Peter Gabriel:
There's no joy like the joy of a soul coming in

Angelique Kidjo and Peter Gabriel:
There's no joy like the joy of a soul coming in!

Peter Gabriel (echo):
Kilo fetche (8x)

Peter Gabriel and Angelique Kidjo:
Oh mama turn on the light in this place (SA LA-LA)
There's no smile like the smile on your face (SAA LA LA)

Angelique Kidjo, choir and Peter Gabriel in canon:
Omon Moun Shinou Awanbi sa la-la (Salala sa la la-la)
Omon Moun Shinou Awanbi sa la-la (Salala sa la la-la)
Salala ananbi tio omon o (Salala sa la la-la)
Salala ananbi tio omon ni (Salala sa la la-la)

SA LA-LA (Salala sa la la-la) (Eh Eh Heh-eh Eh)
SAA LA LA (Salala sa la la-la) (Eh Eh Heh-eh Eh)

Choir and Peter Gabriel:
Salala sa la la-la (Eh Eh Heh-eh Eh)
Salala sa la la-la
Eh Eh Heh-eh Eh