GURRUMUL HAS RISEN TO GLOBAL PHENOMENON
As such this well-designed and well-written coffee-table book is as much a study of Gurrumul’s cultural roots and identity as it is about his rise to sharing the stage with Sting, as he did in Paris a few years ago.
There’s sharp contrast in the images that accompany Hillman’s words. For every backstage shot of Gurrumul smiling proudly with one of his idols, there’s another of the mangrove swamps and primitive living conditions of his homeland.
Hillman, unable to get the story from the man himself, instead immerses himself in the