Live at Montreux 1987/1989/2000
Catalogue No: EAGCD307
| Release: 05/09/2005
Eagle Vision is delighted to be continuing the release of DVDís and CDís from the archives of the prestigious Montreux Jazz Festival. Ladysmith Black Mambazo are the most famous and successful Zulu vocal group of all time. Founded and led by Joseph Shabalala in 1974, they quickly became hugely popular in their native South Africa but it was their collaboration with Paul Simon on his classic Graceland album in the mid-eighties that brought them to a worldwide audience.The groupís stunning vocal harmonies combining a number of bass voices with a single tenor and alto and with Shabalala singing lead are instantly recognisable and extraordinarily powerful. Their live shows are also a showcase for athletic Zulu dancing.Ladysmith Black Mambazo have played Montreux on three occasions and this DVD is a combination from all three performances. It features classic tracks such as Hello My Baby, King Of Kings and the song co-written with Paul Simon, Homeless, which has become their signature tune.