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Nelson Mandela" (known in some versions as "Free Nelson Mandela") is a song written by British musician Jerry Dammers, and performed by band The Special . with lead vocal by Stan Campbell – released on the single "Nelson Mandela"/"Break Down The Door" in 1984. It was a protest against the imprisonment of Nelson Mandela by the apartheid South African government, and is considered a notable anti apartheid song.
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The Special AKA's Jerry Dammers first encountered Mandela's name when, in 1983, he attended a concert at Alexandra Palace in London to mark the imprisoned activist's 65th birthday. It was Steve Biko, not Mandela, who became the first anti-apartheid icon. When the young leader of the radical black consciousness movement died in police custody in 1977, he inspired songs by the folksinger Tom Paxton, the prog-rock star Peter Hammill, the reggae artists Steel Pulse and Tappa Zukie, and, tardily but most famously, Peter Gabriel. Bono called and told me that U2 had learned about apartheid and Africa from the Biko song," Gabriel later said
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Ten years later, Mandela would be elected president of South Africa and the racist apartheid system dismantled. Few groups combined politics and dancing as well as England's The Special AKA, as this prophetic 1984 classic attests. Ten years later, Mandel. ore. X. The Special AKA-'Free Nelson Mandela'. Ten years later, Mandela would be elected president of South Africa and the racist apartheid system dismantled.
|1||Free Nelson Mandela||4:12|
|2||Break Down The Door||3:47|
NotesDutch re-release, with different sleeve from original 1984 7", to commemorate Nelson Mandela's release from Victor Verster Prison in Paarl on 11 February 1990.
P + C 1984.
Made in Austria.
Times not mentioned on release.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout: 156323- 12 Mastered by DADC Austria
- Label Code: LC 1626
- Rights Society: Biem
|CHS TT 26||The Special AKA||Nelson Mandela c/w Break Down The Door! (7", Single, Pap)||Two-Tone Records||CHS TT 26||UK||1984|
|4V9 42793||The Special AKA||Free Nelson Mandela (The Special Remix) (12", Single)||Chrysalis||4V9 42793||US||1984|
|K 9399||The Special AKA||Nelson Mandela (7", Single, Ltd)||Chrysalis, Festival Records||K 9399||New Zealand||1984|
|CS-42793||The Special AKA||Free Nelson Mandela (The Special Remix) (12", Maxi)||Chrysalis||CS-42793||Canada||1984|
|4V9 42793||The Special AKA||Free Nelson Mandela (The Special Remix) (12", Maxi)||Chrysalis||4V9 42793||US||1984|