The sealed compact disc issue of the 60th anniversary studio album from South Africa's 'unknown legend'. Features extensive liner notes, song translations and credits
Includes unlimited streaming of Ari Pembele: Let's Rejoice
via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
A stunningly beautiful arrangement of the well-known church hymn. Irene croons the deeply emotive lyrics in both isiZulu and Tshivenda, alongside her backing chorus and the talented young stars Tiyani Lens Maluleke and her own son Bellafonte Mawela.
from Ari Pembele: Let's Rejoice,
released February 5, 2018
Composer: Traditional arr. Nick Lotay, Irene Mawela
Publisher: Umsakazo Records
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