South African Women With A Voice

Posted By MiOd On Tuesday, November 05, 2013 Under
South African Women With a Voice Chapter 2
With South Africa Presents Women With A Voice "SKIP succeeded in 2006 as informative as musically interesting overview of great singers from South Africa. The album on which of Mama Africa Miriam Makeba to the new shooting star Simphiwe Dana many sizes of the South African vocalists - scene gathered were reached in both the European World Music charts as well as in the German world music charts for months high positions. For 90.Geburtstag of Nelson Mandela on 18 July is now part 2 of this comprehensive documentation of South African singers, including with 2 tribute songs published. This is in turn succeeded, an entertaining mix of very young talent who has only just on the South African Music Awards in appearance and underfoot are absolute legends to find. Each singer will be in the booklet by the journalists and profound South Africa - Kenner Wolfgang king with a carefully researched introduction to careers and text content (many of the texts are written in Xhosa, Zulu and other languages of the country) commented.

Opened the compilation of the legendary and now sadly late Brenda Fassie, whose song "Black President" of 1991 pays homage to the first black president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela is. Siphokazi, originally on the Eastern Cape and grew up after several years as a background singer of Tsepho Tsola or the South African national hero of Stimela 2006 for her debut album with an equal South African Music Award, is the song "Amacala" before. Wanda, in Cape Town-born singer mozambikanischer parents, represents the openness of South African artists for Caribbean and Brazilian influences, while that of Nokukhanya interpreted "Music In The Air", a song of the large Letta Mbulu from their time in Californian exile, brilliant here by the "Mastermind of the South African squad producers, Themba Mkhize in the scene is set. Zamajobe can be seen as another good example of how far the young generation of South African singers meanwhile also for international production standards, her song "Ye wena Sani" would just as well in the studios of New York or London can be.

Freshlyground and their lead singer Zolani Mahola belong with their INTERRACIAL concept is certainly the big stars of the current music scene in South Africa and is currently working on conquering the European market. Linda Kekana, however, heard for many years and this is for their very individual, by role models such as Miriam Makeba, Nina Simone and Billy Holiday singing style influenced estimated. Her "Song for Madiba" from 2000 is dedicated to Nelson Mandela, whose Xhosa clan name Madiba many not be known. While Rae and other Phinda Award - winning the supporting documents for the younger generation of South African singers, is with Dorothy Matsuka represented a vocalist whose career as well as Miriam Makeba of their output in the'50s adopted. After long years of exile she lives today in Johannesburg and sings only at events such as the handpicked Busi Mhlongo - Tribute last year.

Aya and the lira also belong to the self-assured young generation of singers, particularly in heavily on this compilation are to be found. Rebecca Malope, the undisputed queen of gospel-country, reaches its publications, often in their native language Zulu, a regular gold status. "Uthando Lwam" is an older example from the year 1992. By Zandile Hlatshwayo and her on an album of the famous pianist Pat Matshikiza published piece "Imali Yami" we will also find a very rare, probably in Europe have never been published song of the young Johannesburgerin. Honor to whom honor is due, the conclusion of the images arch forms a very politically motivated song, "Bantu Biko Street," a 1977 by the apartheid - regime murdered political leader Steve Biko song dedicated by South Africa's currently most successful music exports, the incomparable Simphiwe Dana.

The series "Women With A Voice" has set itself the goal of many South African singers first forum in Europe to offer, because unfortunately the majority of songs are difficult or impossible to obtain. It aims to further push his own research, but also a high entertainment factor and is a tribute to the inexhaustible reservoir of great singers from South Africa.

01 - Brenda Fassie - Black president
02 - Siphokazi - Amacala
03 - Wanda - Uzobuyanini
04 - Nokukhanya - Music In The Air
05 - Zamajobe - Ye Wena Sani
06 - Freshlyground - Buttercup
07 - Linda Kekana - A Song For Madiba
08 - Rae - Angiyi Ndawa
09 - Phinda - Mama Bethu
10 - Dorothy Masuka - Mfan' omnacane
11 - Aya - Shame On You
12 - Lira - Khet' Omthandayo
13 - Rebecca Malope - Uthando Lwam
14 - Zandile Hlatshwayo - Imayi
15 - Simphiwe Dana - Bantu Biko street

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