I was almost convinced that this song was a little too
rootsy for my voice. Then I realised, there’s no such thing.
Meet the young men who breathed life into this song. Also the
voices behind my song ‘I’m Awake’. They’re called Young Mbazo
from South Africa.
The lead singer is the third generation of the group Ladysmith
Black Mambazo, and he is so enthusiastic about following
in family’s path.
We spent hours working in the studio on this, we were weary
as the day is long. Still they were some of the best hours of
The producer Malcom was on his feet for over 10 straight
hours, never even hinting at tiredness, but I know and can
appreciate just how much work it was for him, and I thank
If I’d spent one more day in Durban, I would’ve been fluent in Zulu by now.
The little Zulu that I do know, I will treasure and hold closely as a
memorabilia of a once in a lifetime experience, that I truly hope I
experience twice in a lifetime, maybe even three times.
Here I am proudly teaching my band the Zulu parts.