Dec. 11, 2017 11:29AM EST
Loyiso and Sands' IsiXhosa and SiSwati vocals blend well over a mellow piano key-heavy instrumental in "Ndimbonile."
<p>Sands has had a great 2017. His catchy and soulful single "Tigi" took Swaziland and South Africa by storm. His album <em>Sands of Time</em> went gold in South Africa–a first for a non-gospel Swazi artist. </p><p style="">The collaboration, titled "Ndimbonile," sees the two singers go back and forth, exchanging vocals about a special somebody who melts their hearts. </p><p style="">Loyiso and Sands' IsiXhosa and SiSwati vocals blend well over a mellow piano key-heavy instrumental. </p><p>The song's minimal video, directed by <strong>Kyle White</strong>, was shot in an open desert-esque veld. Alongside the model who plays the special lady, it features musician and brother to Loyiso, <strong>Phelo Bala, </strong>who plays the piano. </p><p><div class="preroll-video"></div><ora-player></ora-player></p><p>"Ndimbonile" will be that song you play after a long night of doing the <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECiW_MKccZY" target="_blank">vosho</a> to Distruction Boys, this festive season. </p><p style="">Watch the video below, and revisit our interview with Sands from March, <a href="http://www.okayafrica.com/sands-swazi-singer-tigi-siswati-fashionable/" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><div class="rm-embed embed-media"><iframe allow="encrypted-media" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" gesture="media" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/NMFVpNL4we4" width="560"></iframe></div>
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