Gurrumul. His Life and Music

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From concert halls to recording studios and into Aboriginal heartlands, this is the story of Australia's Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu. This unique Indigenous man is one of the most inspiring music stories of our generation.

Published in April 2013, part road trip, part biography, Robert Hillman's illustrated account of Gurrumul's life and artistry takes you behind the scenes and offers rare insights into the sources of his inspiration. In interviews with family and friends, Gurrumul emerges as a man of his people, shaped by the beliefs, rites and ceremonies of a richly engaging culture.

Featuring images from family, friends and some of the world's best rock photographers, Gurrumul: His Life and Music provides in words, pictures and song, unforgettable insight into the story of one of Australia's most original performers. Accompanying the book is a Bonus CD of exclusive remixed versions of 15 songs from the Triple Platinum and Platinum albums Gurrumul and Rrakala including the songs Bäpa and Gurrumul History (I was Born Blind) and Warwu.

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