Thursday, June 5, 2014

“You Shall Rise”

[An update to this essay:   

Another fruitful Arab/African musical melange:

Nota bene  a particularly haunting melody, sung in English and Zulu, beginning ten minutes into the interview.
I don't really listen to pop music anymore;  but every so often, two cultures interweave, in a way that makes the overfamiliar  once again new and strange.

Hear that song separately, here:
“You Shall Rise”
and (with superb video), here:

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