Long Walk to Freedom (album)

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Long Walk to Freedom
Studio album by Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Released 24 January 2006
Recorded July and August 2005
Genre Isicathamiya
Length 55:09
Label Headsup International
Producer Joseph Shabalala
Ladysmith Black Mambazo chronology
No Boundaries
(2005)
Long Walk to Freedom
(2006)
Ilembe
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

Long Walk to Freedom is a 2006 album by the South African isicathamiya group Ladysmith Black Mambazo. It was released on 24 January 2006 and featured collaborations with artists including Sarah McLachlan, Melissa Etheridge, Joe McBride, Taj Mahal, Hugh Masekela, Zap Mama and many more.

The album was released in an enhanced CD version (HUCD 3019, or #CDGMP 40952 in South Africa) and on Hybrid SACD (HUSA 9019) and has been (for the most part) critically praised.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Nomathemba"
  2. "Hello My Baby"
  3. "Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes"
  4. "Homeless"
  5. "Rain, Rain Beautiful Rain"
  6. "How Long?"
  7. "Mbube"
  8. "Amazing Grace"
  9. "Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika"
  10. "Inkanyezi Nezazi" The Star and the Wiseman
  11. "Shosholoza"
  12. "Halala South Africa" Long Walk to Freedom
  13. "Thula Thula" Bonus Track
  14. "Bonus Material" Biography, Videos, Pictures