Koos Kombuis - Niemandsland

Koos Kombuis - Niemandsland

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Koos Kombuis released his second album, Niemandsland, via Shifty Records in 1989. This followed the highly controversial Vêr Van die Ou Kalahari during a significantly difficult time in South African history. Despite the general feeling of helplessness and chaos in the country, this album served as a voice for a group of alternative-thinking South Africans who were tired of state-led censorship and the oppression of human rights.

This 2022 double record reissue is the first time that the album is pressed to vinyl as it was originally intended. It contains the previously absent songs Autobank Vastrap, the epic Baskitaar and Susanna. Side D also has a live recording of Koos and his guitar during Die Voëlvry Toer at Tuks (Univerity of Pretoria) in 1989.

Niemandsland served Koos' first real hits, Lisa se Klavier and Onder In My Whiskyglas which received significant airplay even on radio stations where he has previously been banned.

There will also be an edition of 40 A2 hand-numbered high-quality posters of an original Shifty Records pamphlet promoting the 1989 release of the record.

Also, you can save R70 if you purchase the Niemandsland vinyl in a bundle with either one of Koos Kombuis' signed memoirs - Seks & Drugs & Boeremusiek + Tyd van die Kombi's

The album is estimated to be available in December 2022 (subject to change).

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EU customers, pre-orders are open, please pre-order via The Good Times Co. (Shipping from NL)

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Side A

Paranoia in Parow-Noord

Liefdeskwêla

Liza se Klavier

Bomskok Babalaas

Side B

Blond en Blou

Swart September

Babilon-Blues

Sweet Paradise

SIDE C

Kaalvoet

Onder in my whiskyglas

Baskitaar

Susanna

SIDE D (Live - Recorded at Tuks 1989)

Bomskok Babalaas

Paranoia in Parow-Noord

Autobank Vastrap

Fanie

Vakansie in Lusaka

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