Music from the acclaimed National Geographic television series
AFRICA – is the widely anticipated, groundbreaking eight-part series produced by Thirteen/WNET New York and National Geographic Television (NGT). It is the first comprehensive television portrait to showcase the continent through African eyes and at the heart of each show is a human story. These are intimate portraits of people whose lives highlight the unique part of the continent that they call home.
Premiering on PBS on 1st September followed by National Geographic channel on 9th September, the series illustrates the dynamic relationship between Africa’s human history, environment and cultures and reveals how traditions, lifestyles, and economic opportunities have been shaped by the continent’s diverse and often challenging regional landscapes.
In conjunction with the series, National Geographic are launching a multi-platform project worldwide, that will include a companion book; home video product; maps; publishing; internet; educational components and a six month exhibit, in National Geographic’s Explorers Hall.
1. Introduction to AFRICA
2. Ayub Ogada - Kothbiro
3. Wasis Diop -Soweto Daal
5. Jabu Khanyile – Hope
6. Dead Can Dance - The unfolding.
7. Tabu Wote Changu …
8. Bernard Kabanda - Olugendo Lw’e Bulaya
9. Rokia Traore - Kanan Neni
10. Dhow Sunset
11. (Miriam Makeba &) The Skylarks - Holilili
12. Reggie Msomi's Hollywood Jazz Band - Midnight Ska
13. Geoffrey Oryema - Makambo
14. Wrasse man - Isitimela Sangena
15. Baaba Maal - Fanta
16. Yeru Returns
17. I must pass!
18. Johannesburg African Choir - Shosholoza
19. Spiritus Sanctus
20. Putswe Reflects
21.Ladysmith Black Mambazo. My Beautiful Home.
22. Africa finale