Shams – Ayoban
Combining his Ethiopian background and heights of late 80s digital-synth horn sounds, Shams record Ayoban is an album of, according to the liner notes "Hararian Ethiopian songs". The Harari region is a state in Eastern Ethiopia that has existed since the 1500s. This album spans a range of music influenced by reggae, disco and Shams' Ethiopian heritage.
The album was recorded in Toronto at Studio 92. These original pressings from 1990 are care of Invisible City Editions.