Asimbonanga - Johnny Clegg

By Drum Digital
10 December 2013

Asimbonang' umandela thina

Asimbonanga--------------------(we have not seen him)

Asimbonang' umandela thina-----(we have not seen mandela)

Laph'ekhona--------------------(in the place where he is)

Laph'ehleli khona--------------(in the place where he is kept)

Oh the sea is cold and the sky is grey

Look across the island into the bay

We are all islands till comes the day

We cross the burning water

Chorus....

A seagull wings across the sea

Broken silence is what I dream

Who has the words to close the distance

Between you and me

Chorus....

Steve biko, victoria mxenge

Neil aggett

Asimbonanga

Asimbonang 'umfowethu thina----(we have not seen our brother)

Laph'ekhona--------------------(in the place where he is)

Laph'wafela khona--------------(in the place where he died)

Hey wena-----------------------(hey you!)

Hey wena nawe------------------(hey you and you as well)

Siyofika nini la' siyakhona----(when

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