'Kufana' the new single by Malawi Mouse Boys is out on 23rd September worldwide. Pre-order from your local iTunes.
Malawi Mouse Boys with CNN!
Thank you to everyone who came to see the band at Womad. If you we’re unsuccessful in picking up an album they are available at www.irl.bigcartel.com as well as all other great record shops!
Tickets for next Thursday’s debut show at The Boogaloo in London are available from @ticketwebuk and http://www.ticketweb.co.uk/event/69535
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Malawi Mouse Boys have just been announced to perform at Womad Festival in the UK happening on 25th, 26th, 27th & 28th July!!!
www.amazon.co.uk have made ‘He Is #1’ number 75 in their Top 100 Albums of 2012.
It’s the only world music title included in the list and is also in their 2 for £15 Christmas campaign. So why not get a few at a bargain price for presents this year - http://tiny.cc/ybusow
Malawi Mouse Boys ‘He Is #1’ is now available to order within the USA - http://cdbaby.com/cd/malawimouseboys
The eight members of the Malawi Mouse Boys mostly make a living selling barbecued mice-on-a-stick to passing travelers in Malawi, one of the world’s poorest countries. Their guitars and percussion are handmade from scraps of wood and metal. But the songs on their album “He Is #1” (Independent Records Ltd./Proper Music) are insistently hopeful: devout, robust African gospel. In their music echoes of hymns have been Africanized; a hearty lead voice is soon joined and answered by precise choral harmonies. The songs, in the local language Chichewa or in English, are three-chord praises. Unfortunately the booklet translates only their titles (like “He Is Good” and “Going With Jesus”). The guitars don’t stay in tune, but the voices do. They’re remarkably steady and resolute, filled with spirit