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Yvonne Mwale

A global artist by any measure, the eclectically versatile and ever-passionate Yvonne Mwale returns this year with her fourth album release, the brilliantly vibrant and immersive ‘Free Soul’.

From difficult beginnings, Yvonne’s journey through life has been one that ultimately showcases an entirely unique style and perspective in her music. Currently residing in Germany, Yvonne works hard to leave her struggles behind her, to move on from the past and embrace a brighter future with open arms. ‘Free Soul’ is absolutely an embodiment of that progression and intention.

A supreme collection of original recordings, designed to provoke feelings of energy and blissful escapism, ‘Free Soul’ incorporates tribal rhythms and a number of different genres and styles. Leading with an organic world music vibe, yet skilfully fusing this with multiple layers of pop, jazz and even EDM, the album is an easy must for world music and pop fans far and wide. Wherever the moment takes her, the songs represent this in a unique instance of expression and creative freedom. Even amidst such variety though, Yvonne’s inherent connection to her roots can always be relied upon to breathe life and authenticity into the process.

Far from a new starter, Yvonne has already performed at a plethora of international music festivals, and has bagged a handful of impressive awards along the way. In 2009 she won Best Upcoming Female Artist at the Ngoma Awards in Zambia. That same year she took home an award at the CrossRoads InterRegio Festival. In 2013, her well-travelled nature found her as a finalist at the RFI Prix Decouverté in France, and in 2018 she took second place at the World Citizen Artists Awards in Jamaica.

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About Africa’s magic: Yvonne Mwale with her Blues-Soul voice let the audience dream about African summer nights. —Wiesbadener Kurier, Wiesbaden (July 16, 2014)

“On the stage right next to the entrance the songstress Yvonne Mwale from Zambia is giving a concert. With her breathtaking voice she is exciting the audience that took a seat with some cold drinks under the tents.” —Mannheimer Morgen, Mannheim (Jul 21, 2014)

The performances by all the five contestants were top-class, but the one by Yvonne Mwale was certainly out of this world, a textbook with all the instructions on how to perform live on stage

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Albums

Free Soul

o-tone music
2020

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Msimbi Wakuda

o-tone music
2016

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Ninkale – Let Me Be

o-tone music
2014

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Can I Call You My Love

From: Ninkale – Let Me Be
By Yvonne Mwale

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