PRODUCT

Smokey Haangala [ LP : Aunka Ma Kwacha ]

SKU
WLP078
TITLE
Aunka Ma Kwacha
CATALOG
18SC
FORMAT
CONDITION
Record New / Cover New
ADDED ON
June 2021
GENRE
INFO
Here’s something pretty special, Zambian writer and musician Smokey Haangala’s 1976 album Aunka Ma Kwacha (The Money is Gone). Underpinned by the pulse of a simple drum machine (a device that was completely unheard of in Zambia at the time), with Aunka Ma Kwacha, Haangala stylistically ties together elements of psychedelic Zamrock, American folk music, Kalindula, and Sundown Beat (music played after dark) from Tongaland. Sung with beauty and heart in four languages (Bemba, Tonga, Lozi, and English), Haangala’s songs see him utilizing culturally complex sonic backdrops and delivery techniques drawn from Zambian folklore. With these tools at his disposal, he essays on the burdens of financial inequality, and how it impacts the arenas of personal life, love, marriage, social status and diet.

฿ 1,200

1 in stock


TRACKS




DESCRIPTION


Tracklist
A1 Saanguna Lyoolole
A2 Amafuna Kanyama
A3 Cinyala Munyanaka
A4 Read It Again
A5 Tulondoke
A6 Flowers On My Grave
B1 Lungowe
B2 Ma Kwacha No. 2
B3 Times And Changes
B4 Ndausa
B5 Iwe Maliya
B6 Maybe Tomorrow



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