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Gawurra - Mulunda [Kingfisher]

Gawurra - Mulunda [Kingfisher]
Gawurra [pronounced gow-rra] is an extraordinary singer and engaging performer hailing from East Arnhem Land. A contemporary of Gurrumul, he has a deeply resonant voice and musical sensitivity. Debut single Ratja Yaliyali won the 2015 NT Song of the Year Award in the Pop category.

Born on Gove Peninsula he spent time as a child on his grandmother’s land of Yathalamara, and now lives on Milingimbi Island. His culture, songlines, stories & history are deeply embedded in his resonant voice & soulful blend of traditional & contemporary songs.

Gawurra is a gentle and genuine young leader. He is an Elder in his community; the Old people gave him this knowledge and power. Passionate about keeping his Gupapungu language strong Gawurra is dedicated to sharing his music and culture with the world. His debut album has received numerous positive reviews from quality media such as SMH, The Age and a 4.5 out of 5 star review in Rolling Stone June issue. He will premiere his concert performance at the Walking with Spirits Festival in NT on Saturday July 23rd.

About this track...

Mulunda won the NT Song of the Year POP Award this month. It is a reflective, acoustic orientated track. Gawurra sings about the Kingfisher bird. “The Kingfisher travels from a country far away, and as he flies to new places he creates the new lands ahead of him.”

NT SONG OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER 2016:
POP

Other tracks by Gawurra: Ratja Yaliyali - Vine of Love  -  Burala
Details
Number Of People In Act Solo
State/Territory Artist Is Based In NT
City/Town/Region Artist Is Based In East Arnhem Land
Taken From The Release Titled Ratja Yaliyali
Copyright Holder's Name Stanley Gawurra Gaykamangu
Publisher CAAMA Music
Media Servicing Date 2016-03-11
Main Genre Indigenous
Genre 2 World
Genre 3 Acoustic
Contains explicit lyrics or themes that may offend some listeners No
Artist Official Web Site http://www.gawurra.com
Artist Social Network Page https://www.facebook.com/Gawurra/
Online Store Page 1
Online Store Page 2 http://www.caamamusic.com.au/product-category/caama-music-artists/
Content Provider AUM PR & MGMT