Aboriginal musician

Gawurra

Origin
Milinginbi Island, East Arnhem Land, NT
Genre/styles
Folk, World
About

Stanley Gawurra Gaykamangu comes from Milinginbi Island off the coast of East Arnhem Land and sings in the Gupapuynga language. He moved to Melbourne with his family to launch his performing career.

Website: gawurra.com

Discography

Ratja Yaliyali (Single)

Released
2016-03-11
Tracks
  1. Ratja Yaliyali (Vine of Love)

Ratja Yaliyali

Released
2016-04-08
Tracks
  1. Burala (Diving Duck)
  2. Bundurr (Story of Myself)
  3. Djiwul (Green Weeds From Fresh Water)
  4. Warrarra Gurrungala (Yellow Sunset)
  5. Gurrupurungu Ngarra (Poor Man)
  6. Ratja Yaliyali (Vine of Love)
  7. Mulunda (Kingfisher)
  8. Dharpa Garayurru (Small Dancing Tree)
  9. Guwak (Little Black Bird)
  10. Warrarra (Sunset)
Notes

This debut album (“Ratja YaliYali” meaning ‘vine of love’ and referring to a traditional Yolgnu Songline) comprises one disc of original material and one of traditional songs. It achieved a 4.5 (out of 5) star review from the music magazine Rolling Stone.

Ratja Yaliyali has won 4 NIMA awards: Album of the Year, New Talent Award, Best Cover Art and Film Clip of the Year.


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