The Soweto Gospel Choir is a South African gospel group. The Soweto Gospel Choir was formed in Soweto, South Africa, by David Mulovhedzi and Beverly Bryer, two choir directors. The more than 30-member ensemble blends elements of African gospel, Negro spirituals, reggae and American popular music. The group performed at the first of the 46664 concerts for Nelson Mandela and has since toured internationally several times.
Soweto Gospel Choir was formed to celebrate the unique and inspirational power of African Gospel music. The choir draws on the best talent from the many churches in and around Soweto. The choir is dedicated to sharing the joy of faith through music with audiences around the world. Posts 3rd Grammy Award win! Soweto Gospel Choir has won the Best World Music Album award for their new recording Freedom at the 2019.
African Spirit" - Soweto Gospel Choir. U2 Related Content: "One" (Live from Cape Town, Nov. 29, 2003 - Fade In, Out) - Bono, The Edge, Soweto Gospel Choir (04:49). It was from that performance that the version of One included on this disc, African Spirit was taken. The press release about this album lists the following: Music and social mission come together on African Spirit with the song One, performed by U2’s Bono to benefit AIDS-Awareness campaigns.
Like its 2006 Grammy-Award winning predecessor, BLESSED, this 2007 recording offers chills-inducing, big-choir arrangements of some of the most uplifting songs from the gospel, pop, and township jive canons, including songs by Bono ("One") and Jimmy Cliff.
The Soweto Gospel Choir was formed in Soweto, South Africa, by David Mulovhedzi and Beverly Bryer, two choir directors. Their albums Blessed and African Spirit won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional World Music Album in 2007 and 2008 respectively. On 7 July 2007 they performed at the South African leg of Live Earth.
Album · 2005 · 19 Songs. Soweto Gospel Choir) - Single. Washed in the River (feat.
|4||Avulekile Amasango/One Love|
|7||I'll Remember You|
|8||Sitting In Limbo/This Little Light Of Mine/M'Lilo Vutha Mathanjeni/If You Ever Needed The Lord|
|9||Izwi Lahlab'lnhliziyo Yami|
|11||Rivers Of Babylon|
|14||Ke Na Le Modisa|
|15||Balm Of Gilead|
|17||Geat Is He|
|18||World In Union|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – HVK Productions Pty Ltd.
- Copyright (c) – HVK Productions Pty Ltd.
- Licensed To – Australian Broadcasting Corporation
- Marketed By – Warner Music Australia Pty. Limited
- Manufactured By – Warner Music Australia
- Distributed By – Warner Music Australia
Notes©and℗ 2008 HVK Productions Pty Ltd.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (Scanned): 9340650000250
- Mastering SID Code: IFPI LR11
- Matrix / Runout: 5144279212 6103102848 SM
|SH 66040||Soweto Gospel Choir||African Spirit (CD, Album)||Shanachie||SH 66040||US||2007|