EMI Music presents – Howard Carpendale – my South Africa in the South African port city of Durban will be heard on January 14, 1946 early in the morning at 1: 00 for the first time the voice of HOWARD VICTOR CARPENDALE. This voice should pleasure even millions of people. At this time, but still nobody suspects something of the great career of the Stammhalters of an English immigrant family. Shortly after an attempt in the late 1960s as a professional cricketer in London foot to cover an audition HOWARD CARPENDALE Cologne label EMI Electrola. A packed copy of his South Africa single endless sleep”causes – although already richly played – a miracle. He gets a record deal with the major label and his first single for life”appears in Germany. Verizon Communications spoke with conviction. With more than 60,000 copies sold, it becomes the success and laid the Foundation for his great career.
“” A hit, from now on, chasing the next: the beautiful girls from page 1 “, strangers or friends”, since he picked up his guitar Take the next train”, TI AMO, door to door with Alice, who”, then go yet “, your tracks in the sand”, at night when everything sleeps”shine on”, Laura Jane”, one more dance in blue” and of course Hello again “to name just a few. South African newcomer becomes a star, which is no longer indispensable from the German Schlager scene. In the fall of 2007, four years after his departure, HOWARD CARPENDALE will return to the stage. His comeback is a true triumph and still continues today. New albums, precious metal and sold out tours, HOWARD was never continued. 2010 a special year of HOWARD CARPENDALE is back: with a musical tribute to his home country, EMI Music (former EMI Electrola) published an extensive collection of his most beautiful songs about South Africa as well as the people and life in the country at the southern tip of Africa. My South Africa”contains 41 tracks on 2 CDs, including next to the part very personal songs also a hand-picked selection of his big hits in the English language.
Complete this unique double CD with additional bonus material and many unreleased versions which were hidden for decades in the EMI archives. Fit for the World Cup 2010 the football anthem is also ‘ YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE (you are never alone) “in an unreleased version on CD1. HOWARD CARPENDALE and South Africa a musical love of a special kind.