Artist: Ladysmith Black Mambazo
With over 40 albums to their name, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is one of the most respected and important vocal ensembles in the world. Their characteristic sound, dubbed "mbube," is a mesmerizing blend of multi-layered a cappella harmonies and gospel themes, sung in their native Zulu language. This second greatest hits album is another collection of essential works from the group, including many of the pieces responsible for the group's rise to worldwide renown. Featured is an assortment of songs previously unavailable domestically, as well as a unique rendition of the Paul Simon tune "Homeland."