Cofield Mundi

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Cofield Mundi
Background information
BornJohannesburg, South Africa
GenresPop, Rock
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, piano
Years active2003 - Present
LabelsFresh Music, Universal Music Group, Sony BMG

Cofield Mundi is a South African singer and songwriter born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Raised in a musical family, she began singing and performing from a young age and wrote her first song at the age of 12. Her aunt is South African born actress and singer Jill Kirkland, famous for her role in the movie Katrina.

Cofield's has released two albums, Ceremony and The Big Question through Universal Music Group, South Africa. Both albums were nominated for South African Music Awards. Cofield began her musical career as lead singer for South African cult underground band, The Aeroplanes.[1]


Cofield gained recognition after the release of her first album, Ceremony (Fresh Music) in 2003 which was nominated for Best Pop Album[2] at the South African Music Awards SAMA'S 2004. Her second album, The Big Question (Universal Music Group) was nominated for Best Adult Contemporary album[3] at the South African Music awards SAMA's 2009.

In 2008, Cofield released her second album, The Big Question, through Sony BMG[4] but later moved across to Universal[5] where she rereleased the album in 2009.

Cofield appeared as a guest judge and performed twice on South African Idols Season v11.[6]

In 2010, Idols (South Africa season 6) winner, Elvis Blue, covered the single Only wanna be with you on his album Lightly Tread, which Cofield cowrote with Alissa Moreno.[7] Lightly tread won Best Adult Contemporary Album at the 2012 South African Music Awards.Idols South Africa (Season 7) runner up, has covered a song called Make Time Stand Still, which Cofield cowrote with Russell Dickerson (Combustion) on his debut album, Where Angels Fear to Fly.

In November 2011, Cofield signed a film and television licensing deal with Los Angeles-based entertainment firm Winogradsky Sobel.[8]

Cofield currently resides in Los Angeles, California.





  1. ^ "The Aeroplanes". Media Club South Africa.
  2. ^ "Best Pop Album". BizzCommunity. March 2009.
  3. ^ "Best Adult Contemporary Album". BizzCommunity.
  4. ^ "Cofield Mundi Signs To Sony BMG | Recording Contract". Overtone.
  5. ^ "Universal Music signs new artists". BizzCommunity.
  6. ^ Idols SA (August 2011). "Guest Judge: Cofield Mundi". DSTV.COM. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  7. ^ "Elvis Blue, covered the single Only wanna be with you".
  8. ^ "Win/So signs South African singer-songwriter Cofield Mundi".

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