Vulture Exclusive: Fela!’s Original Cast Recording of ‘Zombie’


Ahead of this Sunday's Tonys — at which Fela! is nominated for a competition-best eleven awards, including a biggie, Best Musical — the show has just released its original cast recording. That includes the cast's version of "Zombie," Fela Kuti's infamous 1977 protest song, which sparked the Nigerian army's deadly attack on Kuti's Kalakuta Republic commune. Now Vulture's got the exclusive stream for you right here. Take a listen and let us know what you think.

Hear "Zombie," by the cast of Fela:

Cast of Fela – Zombie