Cindy Alter Celebrates 40 Years in Music With New Single

Cindy Alter, best known as the voice of internationally acclaimed pop band Clout, is releasing a new single ‘’Last One Standing’’ as part of a definitive collection of her most well-known songs from her career spanning over 40 years.

The album, titled Essential Collection – Last One Standing, features 15 songs that cover her journey not only in Clout, but in Afro-pop band Zia, country duo Alter Irving and her time as one of South Africa’s most acclaimed singer songwriters.

The new single ‘’Last One Standing’’ is written by Cindy Alter and produced by Matthew Fink for Just Music.

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To date, Cindy has sold in excess of 12 million units, thus placing her as one of the country’s biggest selling artists of all time. The album, which is available on CD and in digital formats,  also features remastered original recordings of the global chart-topping evergreens ‘Substitute’ and ‘Save Me’, which have become standard fixtures on many seventies compilations and playlists around the world. An exclusive track ‘’Waiting for The Winds (Woza Moya)’’ from the Zia years will appear for the first time in digital format, therefore exposing music from this era of Cindy’s career to a new audience.

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Cindy Alter tells us how she got the idea for Essential Collection – Last One Standing

“I was going through various press clippings and vinyls and was amazed how much good material I released over the years and thought it would be a great idea to give my loyal fans a retrospect of some of the hits and my personal favourites.”

“Music found me and it has been my saving grace through some of the hardest times in my life and I am always touched by my fans telling me how the songs have inspired them.”

Through her music, Cindy Alter has expressed positive resilience through some adverse times in her personal life including surviving stage 4 leukaemia, being in a physically and emotionally abusive relationship and being the victim of a rogue manager who left Clout virtually destitute upon their demise in the early eighties.

You can donwload / stream the album HERE.

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