Gapu Lyrics

Yothu Yindi


album: Track 1 in album Tribal Voice
release date: 1991
popularity : 3 users have visited this page.
length: 2:44
arranger: Galarrwuy Yunupingu
engineer: David Price, Mark Moffatt, Greg Henderson
mix: Greg Henderson
assistant mix: Ian Hayes
producer: Mark Moffatt

Song from the Gumatj Clan of NE Arnhem Land

Gapu is a song centred on the Yolngu (Aboriginal) kinship system. The song
describes the ocean water coming in and creating the full tide going out
again

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Track Listing

  • 1 Gapu
  • 2 Treaty
  • 3 My Kind of Life
  • 4 Maralitja (Crocodile Man)
  • 5 Dhum Dhum (Bush Wallaby)
  • 6 Tribal Voice
  • 7 Dharpa (Tree)
  • 8 Yinydjapana (Dolphin)
  • 9 Matjala (Driftwood)
  • 10 Hope
  • 11 Gapirri (Stingray)
  • 12 Beyarrmak (Comic)
  • 13 Treaty (radio mix)