The Soil Returns With Single ‘Thandwa Ndim’ Featuring Thee Legacy
Written by Brooklyn Masuku on 13 October, 2023
This new single marks a fresh sound for the group with their newest member, Theo Matsoba who has replaced the group’s founding member, Buhlebendalo Mda.
‘Thandwa Ndim’ is a joyful love song that narrates the story of two people expressing their love and happiness.
The Soil’s acapella style remains a breath of fresh air with their harmonious vocals and the addition of Thee Legacy’s traditional acappella choral singing that evokes a sense of happiness and contentment. Just as the title of the song suggests.
Breaking down the song, ‘Thandwa Ndim,’ The Soil had this to say: “May it not be just us declaring our love to the people we are doing this life thing with, but may it also resonate with everyone.”
Matshoba’s Tale of the Soil is an example of a moment revealing itself.
“The Soil is the dopest group on earth right now, for me!” she wrote on Facebook in 2012. But, eish, they need one more member, and I know just the person.“
When Mda took a sabbatical from The Soil in 2016, the group advertised for auditions, and Matshoba applied and landed the job.
Music lovers can look forward to Ntsika’ Fana-tastic’ Ngxanga and beatboxer Luphindo Ngxanga, this time with “The Songstress”, on November 3.
Brad Holmes, Bassline founder, says Bassline has been waiting for the right moment for The Soil to return, and it has arrived.
“The Soil are one of many incredible South African talents that Bassline has been fortunate to work with in the last 29 years, and we have watched them grow. We are delighted to have them back on the Bassline Live-promoted stage at the beautiful Lyric Theatre in Gold Reef City.”