Stanley Gawurra Gaykamangu was born on the Gove Peninsula, at the north-eastern corner of Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory of Australia. Last year he won the NT Song of the Year in the Pop category for his song Ratja Yaliyali, sung in the Gupapuyngu language.
Now his eagerly-awaited debut album is coming out this April, produced by rising NT artist and fellow winner of the NT Song of the Year Award, Ben Allen (aka Broadwing).
‘Ratja Yaliyali’, the first single and title track from the album, was released on 11 March through CAAMA Music. Click below to listen to a preview.