Gapu Lyrics

Yothu Yindi


album: Track 1 in album Tribal Voice
release date: 1991
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genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: House/Tribal/Downtempo/Synth-pop
length: 2:44
producer: Mark Moffatt
mixer: Greg Henderson
engineer: Mark Moffatt, Greg Henderson and David Price
arranger: Galarrwuy Yunupingu
assistant mixer: Ian Hayes

Cover Art

Yothu Yindi Tribal Voice cover art
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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


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 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)