Savuka Asimbonanga cover

Asimbonanga
by Savuka
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Song Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
Chorus:
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)
Verse 2
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
Verse 3
Chorus....
Verse 4
A seagull wings across the sea
Broken silence is what I dream
Who has the words to close the distance
Between you and me
Verse 5
Chorus....
Verse 6
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 will we arrive at our destination)

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