New York, May 2010
New York-based French-Cameroonian Artist FRANCIS JOCKY
featured on Official FIFA World Cup (TM) CD 'Listen Up'
NEW YORK - Cameroonian born, French raised, and New York city based artist Francis Jocky
is featured on the official FIFA World Cup (TM) album 'Listen Up' released on May 31, 2010 by SONY Music. On track number 10, entitled Maware Maware (Japanese word for spin), Francis Jocky has been invited to join Japanese super star and multi-million record seller Misia
feat. DJ M2j.
Critically acclaimed for his own recorded music as well as his show stopping live performances, Francis Jocky has received accolades from journalists to artists. After sharing the microphone with stars like Stevie Wonder and Bono, the legendary U2 frontman said, 'Francis, You’re a star!'
Francis Jocky's performance in Tokyo - Japan
Multitalented singer, songwriter & producer Francis Jocky is something of an enigma, an artist with an universal appeal. Jocky has developed a sound that transcends borders.
'As a soccer player Lover it's an honor for me to be part of this album', says the artist. 'Misia has a truly remarkable voice and Japan is a country close to my heart. The world cup will unite people from all around the world and - as in music - with soccer there are no boundaries or language barriers.
Listen Up! The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Album:
- R. Kelly featuring Soweto Spiritual Singers - Sign of a Victory
- Shakira featuring Freshlyground - Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)
- Nneka - Viva Africa
- Matisyahu featuring Nameless - One Day
- Ternielle Nelson, Jason Hartman, UJU, Louise Carver, Aya & Deep Level – Shosoloza 2010
- J Pre, Wyclef, Jazmine Sullivan, and B Howard - Ke Nako
- Angelique Kidjo and John Legend - Move On Up
- Judy Bailey featuring Uju - Spirit of Freedom
- Pitbull, TKZee and Dario G - Game On
- MISIA ft M2J + Francis Jocky - Maware Maware
- Claudia Leitte and Lira - Mascaras (South Africa '10 to Brasil '14)
- Siphiwo featuring Message of Hope from Nelson Mandela - Hope
Official SONY MUSIC JAPAN