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Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Raise Your Spirit Higher

Wenyukela (Raise Your Spirit Higher)
Uqinisil' Ubada (Lord Is the Light and Truth)
Selingelethu Sonke
Wangibambezela (Message from His Heart)
Wenza Ngani? (How Did You Do That?)
Udidekil' Umhlaba (Lord's Work)
Iyahlonipha Lengane
Wamlul' Umshado (Beautiful Wedding)
Because I Love
Black Is Beautiful
Music Knows No Boundaries
Fak' Ibhande (Don't Drink and Drive)

The thirteen brand new tracks (first release of new material since 1977) on "Raise Your Spirit Higher - Wenyukela" reiterate the message that has transcended Black Mambazo's music since the group's earliest days. Survivors of the apartheid movement that divided South Africa for generations, the group widens their scope on this record and addresses many of the same kinds of struggles and cultural clashes that persist around the world. In English, the word Wenyukela means "raise your spirit higher," but the language of Shabalala's stirring and richly layered vocal compositions is universal. Raise Your Spirit Higher-Wenyukela is Black Mambazo's message of hope and unity to a troubled world.

Grammy Winner - Best Traditional World Music Album - 2004

Item code: 9827C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
World | A Cappella | Male | Africa
HUSA 3083

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