Songs of darkness and light (#1197)

We shift our clocks again on Nov. 7, bringing in the darker months (here in the north). So here’s a collection of songs about darkness and light, which you’ll enjoy whether you’re happy nestling in the embrace of winter’s short days or already longing for spring’s shift toward more light.

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Hour 1
Funkees – Slipping Into Darkness – Wake Up You! The Rise and Fall of Nigerian Rock, Vol. 2 (1972-1977)
Sangit – Turn Your Head to the Light (feat. Elran Dekel) – Librar

Rabii Harnoune & V.B. Kühl – Light Out Night On – Gnawa Electric Remixes – EP
Sola Rosa – Lights Out – Moves On
Arohi Ensemble – Maze of Darkness: Meditation – Ahimsa: Love Is the Weapon of the Brave
Kobo Town – When Jonas Saw the Light – Where the Galleon Sank
Chava Alberstein – Song Chases the Darkness Away – Crazy Flower: A Collection
Afro Celt Sound System – Lovers Of Light – Volume 2: Release (Real World Gold)
Solas – Darkness, Darkness – The Edge of Silence
Shabaka and the Ancestors – Run, The Darkness Will Pass – We Are Sent Here By History
One Essence – Blackness Of Darkness – Calypsoul 70: Caribbean Soul & Calypso Crossover 1969-1979
Elements – To the Light (feat. George Brooks, Kala Ramnath & Gwyneth Wentink) – The Alchemy (feat. George Brooks, Kala Ramnath & Gwyneth Wentink)
Jiggy – Dying of the Light – Translate

Hour 2
Kroke – Light in the Darkness – Ten Pieces to Save the World
Terje Isungset – A Glimpse of Light – Winter Songs
Horace X – Darkness Falls – Sackbutt
Orkestar Zirkonium – A New Light – Orkestar Zirkonium
Lafayette Afro-Rock Band – Darkest Light – Wanted Afro Groove: From Diggers to Music Lovers
Herbie Hancock & Foday Musa Suso – Moon/Light – Village Life
Rocky Dawuni – Shine a Light – Branches of the Same Tree
Mr. Lif & Brass Menazeri – Guiding Light – Resilient
Gypsies Maladon – Passage In Darkness – Vampire Music Vol. 1
Rada & Ternovnik – Потемнело (Darkness) – Укок (feat. Ногон Шумаров)
Manika Kaur – Waheguru (Your Light) [feat. Talvin Singh] – Sacred Words
Menahan Street Band – Lights Out – The Crossing
Tabou Combo – Light Is Coming Your Way – 30 Years To The Zenith

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