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Written for my dear friend and legendary Mozambican musician, Gito Baloi. He escaped the civil war of Mozambique by crossing the border into the mountain kingdom of Swaziland, eventually arriving, months later, without shoes in Soweto. He was the bassist of ‘Tananas’, my all-time favourite South African band, which had a major impact on my musical journey. He was a soul brother and one of the most beautiful and inspiring human beings I ever met.


from A Circle of Swallows, released February 29, 2020

Nibs van der Spuy – Guitar, Vocals

Gareth Gale – Drums, Percussion

Brent Quinton – Guitar

Duane Nichols – Bass

Farryl Purkiss – Background vocals

Dave McMillan - Background vocals

From the 2006 album ‘Beautiful Feet’


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Nibs van der Spuy Durban, South Africa

South Africa guitarist, singer-songwriter Nibs has been touring the world for well over a decade. Journalists from all over the globe and predominantly Europe have cited Nibs as a fresh voice in the ‘Nu folk’ movement. With his virtuosic acoustic guitar style and mesmeric voice he has enchanted listeners from small intimate theatres to large festival stages. ... more

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