Ladysmith Black Mambazo

The Best of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Vol. 2

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Soaring with with grace and beauty, the a cappella harmonies of South African supergroup Ladysmith Black Mambazo were selected from over 40 albums for this excellent collection of spiritual songs. As the most famous ambassadors of Zulu iscathamiya, a musical style characterized by high-voiced lead singing layered against four-part harmonies, Ladysmith Black Mambazo released the first African album to achieve gold status (sales of 25,000) with 1973's Amabutho. Since then, they have continued their popularity, selling as much or more worldwide. The Best Of, Vol. 2, sung entirely in Zulu, illustrates the group's ability to reach beyond language and cultural barriers, capturing the pure spirit of music.

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