Music

Wild Horse Running Free

by Nicolette Aubourg

Released 2016
Syresham Music
Released 2016
Syresham Music
Powerful and urgent album addressing socio-political issues including Apartheid, suicide prevention, the Ebola epidemic, Hurricane Katrina, animals in captivity, job outsourcing, the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, and a tribute to Nelson Mandela.
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“Wild Horse Running Free” is a powerful and urgent album of original songs by Nicolette Aubourg addressing socio-political issues including Apartheid, suicide prevention, the global apathy to the Ebola epidemic, the Bush administration’s inadequate response to the victims of Hurricane Katrina, the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, the suffering of animals in captivity, and the destruction of local cultures and economies due to job outsourcing and overseas manufacturers. Also included is a tribute to Nelson …
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Madiba - Dedication to Nelson Mandela

by Nicolette Aubourg

Released 2013
Syresham Music
Released 2013
Syresham Music
"Madiba, dedication to Nelson Mandela" was deeply inspired by Mr. Mandela's book, "Long Walk to Freedom". This song is my contribution to fighting racial prejudice and honouring Madiba. A percentage of profit will be donated to Nelson Mandela charities.
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Madiba, dedication to Nelson Mandela

A wise man plants a garden where there is bloodshed.
He plants Understanding where there is hatred.
He waters it with the tears of the ones who are oppressed;
he warms it with the memories of the fallen ones,
and it bears Hope:
a garden to be equally shared; a garden to be equally shared.

Madiba, Madiba, your long walk brought Freedom!
Hear the people sing!
Madiba, Madiba, you carried …
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The Invitation

by Nicolette Aubourg

Released 2011
Syresham Music
Released 2011
Syresham Music
Oriah Mountain Dreamer's well-known poem "The Invitation" is sung by Nicolette Aubourg, who wrote the music and plays all the accompanying instruments.
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"'The Invitation' by Oriah Mountain Dreamer is one of the most beautiful poems I have read. I am honoured that Oriah allowed me to compose and perform music to accompany her words. I have tried to interpret the integrity and sensitivity of her lyrics with my voice, acoustic guitar and a sparse instrumental arrangement."
Nicolette Aubourg

Song Credits:
Music by Nicolette Aubourg ©
Lyrics by Oriah Mountain Dreamer ©
Vocals, guitar, baritone guitar, keyboards and percussion by …
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Grand View Drive

by Nicolette Aubourg

Released 2002
Syresham Music
Released 2002
Syresham Music
Début CD from South African non-conformist singer-songwriter-guitarist whose angelic vocal ballads range from social commentary to introspection, with fingerstyle acoustic guitar and full band accompaniment including cello, violin, piano, bass and drums.
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To appreciate the artistic cover and in-depth liner notes featuring paintings by Nicolette Aubourg, the physical CD of this début album from South African singer-songwriter-guitarist should be acquired. Music from this album has been featured on NBC's "Passions", several independent movies, and received multiple songwriting awards. The songs, all written by Nicolette Aubourg, apart from the poignant lyrics to “When I Was Old” written by Nicolette’s late mother, Anne Aubourg, are diverse in …
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Songs from Willow Glen

by Nicolette Aubourg

Released 2007
Syresham Music
Released 2007
Syresham Music
Deeply personal original songs that will speak to you with raw honesty and emotion from uncompromising vocalist/acoustic guitarist. Includes popular song "Craig's List".
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“I am a musician and an artist. I try to present an autonomous package of who I am and how I interpret the world - lyrically, musically and artistically. My goal is to make a positive contribution to the world - whether it be through social commentary or by merely presenting music/art that someone can identify with."
Nicolette Aubourg

Nicolette's second CD, "Songs from Willow Glen" was released in August 2007. It was recorded in …
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New Album Now Available!

"Wild Horse Running Free" 

by Nicolette Aubourg

 

Eight tracks of original music addressing socio-political issues. Includes "Madiba, dedication to Nelson Mandela". Produced by Jorgen Carlsson & Nicolette Aubourg