Michael Mountain wants a Busy Signal collaboration

Michael Mountain
  • Lucius Banda talks of securing the collaboration

Reggae artist, Michael Mountain has expressed his desire to have a collaborative effort with Jamaican artist Busy Signal.

Mountain, who is one of the best reggae stars since late Evison Matafale said this on Sunday when he played at HS Winehouse in Blantyre.

Busy Signal is the headline act at this years Sand Music Festival where Mountain has also been booked to perform. He will share the main stage with the Jamaican.

Sand Music Festival Director and musician 'Soldier' Lucius Banda said they are working on granting Mountain his request.

The festival takes place on 30th September at Kambiri beach in Salima.

The reggae artist this year released the 'Corona virus; song which he recorded this track at the tail end of the final recording session for his upcoming album 'Two Big Elephants'

Explaining the concept of 'Two Big Elephants' album, Mountain said: "When the corrupt politicians fight for power, they are like two big elephants trampling the grass (and as Michael puts it: "we, the grass, keep on suffering")":

Who is Michael Mountain?

Mountain is a singer/songwriter, tobacco farmer, Rastafarian from far up in the remote hills of the Nkhata Bay region in Malawi signed to Spare Dog Records.

He is a married man with two children and he says it is easy for him to mix music and other things because he is passionate.

He sings about love, Jah Rastafarai, critical issues in politics and he says he wants people to feel what he is trying to communicate: 'peace love and unity'

Mountain says he composes his music by coming up with melodies in his head and putting words to it.