The Show Will Go on

by Mau Power

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The first single off the album is called Island Home. This contains a soulful sample of the version made famous by Christine Anu. The song was first sung by the legendary Warumpi band.

Archie Roach - A true Australian icon, Archie features on a beautiful song titled Freedom. This is a powerful, soulful song that is guaranteed to move you to your soul.

Radical Son - Combines with Mau Power on two songs. Blending his wise and insightful spoken word poetry with warm soulful singing to deliver two truly moving vocal performances.

DJ B.TWO (Australian National Champion) - cuts up a storm, mixing his turntable skills with a natural musical touch that has seen him represent Australia in the world championships on several occasions.

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released November 12, 2015

All songs written, composed & produced by Patrick Mau, Ben Hense & Mike Justice.

*The Show Will Go On co-produced by James ‘DP’ Hebbs
**Good Vibration co-written by Sam Fortafy
***Island Home contains the vocal elements from ‘My Island Home’ performed by Christine Anu. Used courtesy of Warner Music Australia Pty Ltd under license.

All songs recorded, mixed & engineered by Ben Hense & Mike Justice at Beat Tank Productions for Meridian Nights & OBHI Pty Ltd.
Chief Sound Engineer: Ben Hense
Produced by: Patrick Mau for OBHI Pty Ltd
Executive Produced by: Mike Justice for Meridian Nights

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Mau Power Australia

With a proud heritage from the Dhoebaw Clan of the Guda Maluilgal nations, Mau Power is the first rapper to emerge out of the Torres Strait and break out on the Australian music scene. Born, raised & still living in the Ailands, he is as Torres Strait as they come. ... more

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Track Name: Island Home
Intro:
MY ISLAND
MY ISLAND
MY ISLAND HOME


VS1,

DEAR ZENADTH KES/
ONE OF YOUR SONS' DONE DID IT/
NORTH STAR ISLAND WARRIOR/
LIVE IN SPIRIT/
STILL WITH IT/
HAD TO CUT THIS TRACK TO BRING IT BACK/
PUT THE DHOERI AND THE STAR BANNER/
ON THE MAP PLANT THE FLAG/
BLUE GREEN WHITE AND BLACK/
THE FIVE REGIONS CONNECTED ME TO THAT/
IN FACT/
THIS VERSE FOR ALL THE ISLANDERS/
ACROSS THE NATION/
WE LIKE TAGAI WE CONNECTED/
TO CULTURE LIKE CONSTELLATIONS/
THE VIBRATION/
STEADY STEADY OF RAP/
AND I CAN HEAR THE ISLAND DRUMS/
KEEP CALLING ME BACK/
BUT I MOVE LIKE THE OCEAN/
WHERE EVER I ROAM/
MAU POWER BRING IT BACK HOME/
THEY SAY THE HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS/
WELL LET IT BE KNOW/
I LEFT MY HEART BACK THERE/
WHERE THE MALU PEOPLE ROAM/
SO I WILL DO THIS FROM THE HEART OF MY PLACE/
AND LET THEM BLAZE MY SERENADE/

HOOK:

MY ISLAND HOME
MY ISLAND HOME
MY ISLAND HOME
IS WAITING FOR ME
MY ISLAND HOME
MY ISLAND HOME
MY ISLAND HOME
IS WAITING FOR ME

VS2,

I'M FROM THE SOUTHERN CROSS NATION
WHERE THE CULTURES' AMAZING
WHERE THE MOVEMENT SO LAID BACK
OUR SLOGANS ARE SAYINGS
NEVER FORGET
THE FIRST NATIONS PEOPLE TO THIS EARTH
WARRIOR AT HEART
TORREST STRAIT ISLANDER AT BIRTH
MUST BE DESTINY
SHUT THE GATE WHEN YOU FEEL IT
REMEMBER THIS TITLE
ONE BLOOD HIDDEN IMAGE
OPEN OPPORTUNITIES
CAUSE WE DID IT
LIVING LIFE TO THE FULLEST
AND LOVING EVERY MINUTE
REP THE SUNSHINE STATE
FAR NORTH ITS HOT
MIKE JEZZY HOOKED IT UP
VIC BE THE SPOT
N-T AND TAZZY
HIP HOP NUFF RESPECT
NEW SOUTH WALES A-C-T
REPPIN SOME OF THE BEST
AND TO MY BALAS OUT WEST
REPRESENT THE FLOW
I'M FROM AUSTRALIA BRAT
ONE OF THE GREATEST ISLAND HOMES
SOTHERN HEMISPHERICAL FLOW
OUT YOUR ZONE
AUNTY CHRISTINE
'ILL LET YOU KNOW

HOOK:

MY ISLAND HOME
MY ISLAND HOME
MY ISLAND HOME
IS WAITING FOR ME
MY ISLAND HOME
MY ISLAND HOME
MY ISLAND HOME
IS WAITING FOR ME

BRIDGE:

FROM THE NORTH TO THE SOUTH
TO THE EAST TO THE WEST
LET THE BALA TAKE YOU HOME
ISLAND STYLE REPRESENT
PUT YOUR SOUL TO THE FLOW
LOVE YOUR SET REPRESENT
RAISE YOU PRIDE TO THE SKY
LOVE IT LIKE ITS THE BEST
UNITE WITH MUSIC HEART AN MIND RECONNECT
FEEL I'M BLESSED WHEN THE MUSIC CONNECTS
UNITE THE MUSIC HEART AND MIND RECONNECT
ANCESTORS TAKE ME ON THAT QUEST

HOOK:

MY ISLAND HOME
MY ISLAND HOME
MY ISLAND HOME
IS WAITING FOR ME
MY ISLAND HOME
MY ISLAND HOME
MY ISLAND HOME
IS WAITING FOR ME