Live at the Nelson Mandela Theatre is a live album and DVD by The Soweto Gospel Choir.
It was recorded in Johannesburg in South Africa in the spring of 2008.
The Soweto Gospel Choir Live at the Nelson Mandela Theatre
Jesu Ngowethu – 2:35
Seteng Introduction – 0:56
Seteng Sediba – 2:34
Izwi Lahlab’Inhliziyo Yami – 2:43
Ke Na Le Modisa – 3:01
Ziyamazi’umekisi – 1:58
Avulekile Amasango / One Love – 2:36
River Jordan – 4:49
This Little Light Of Mine / M’Lilo Vutha Mathanjeni / If You Ever Need The Lord – 3:44
Ahuna Ya Tswanang Le Jesu / Kammatla – 4:09
I’ll Remember You – 4:58
Jerusalem – 2:26
Woza Moyam – 5:06
Table Music – 2:52
Hakeleje Introduction – 0:51
Hakeleje – 4:32
Woza Meli Wami – 2:23
Amazing Grace – 6:22
Bayete – 3:22
World In Union – 6:04
Sisazoyivuma Le Ngoma – 4:16
This is a vibrant, affirming performance but I have some sympathy for the Amazon reviewer who complained that it wasn’t African enough. While the African influence is there, this is a crossover album perhaps best suited to those who don’t want to go the entire way into African spiritual songs.
Buying The Soweto Gospel Choir Live at the Nelson Mandela Theatre
It is available from Amazon.com – Amazon.co.uk – iTunes – eBay
These links will help you get to the albums quickly and easily but I recommend that you still search for the best deal.
What do you think?
Is this a great live album?