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Zanga Zo Zama
  • Release date:01 Jan 2004

Zanga Zo Zama

Release date: 2004

Label: Chawasmuglaz Records

 

Executive producers: Peter Mawanga, Bernard Mtawali, Lewis Chikuni, Andrew Stewart

 

© Chawasmuglaz Entertainment 2004

© COSOMA 2004

 

Track list:

  1. Birimankhwe – 4:03
  2. Tsoka – 5:30
  3. Mwana Wamasiye feat. STIX – 4:22
  4. Bwerera – 4:22
  5. Eloyi – 3:38
  6. Alinawe Cholinga – 4:18
  7. Jennifer – 4:18
  8. Heal the Pain – 3:46
  9. Londa – 5:18
  10. Mutizunze – 4:10
  11. Slow but Sure – 4:04

 

 

This album is dedicated to all underpriviliged children.

 

All songs produced by Q Malewezi for Abstract Beats, except:

 

“MWANA WA MASIYE” and “ALINAWE CHOLINGA”

produced by Aymeric Fenoy

with additional production by Qabaniso Malewezi

 

“SLOW BUT SURE”

produced by Ed Funk, Andrew Stewart and Peter Mawanga

 

Art work by Juliet

Additional design work by William Lameck and Chiko Chintiti

 

Published by Chawasmuglaz Publishing

 

Detailed track list

  1. BIRIMANKWE – 4:03

A story about a chameleon whose death wish was granted and after realizing that so many people were dying he wept to God to withdraw death.

 

Music and lyrics written by Q Malewezi

Lead vocals by Mawanga

Backing vocals by Mawanga and Q Malewezi

Recorded at Tongue and Groove Studios, by Clive Cherry

 

  1. TSOKA – 5:30

Tsoka means misfortune. Denying an underprivileged child’s right to education will create some never ending misfortunes to the community e.g. rise of crime by juveniles.

 

Music and lyrics written by Mawanga

All programming by Qabaniso Malewezi

Rokoto guitar by Aymeric Fenoy

Acoustic guitar, lead and backing vocals by Peter Mawanga

Recorded at Tongue and Groove Studios, by Clive Cherry

 

  1. MWANA WA MASIYE feat. STIX – 4:22

Stop orphan child discrimination. They too have a right to proper childhood despite that their parents died of HIV / AIDS.

 

Music and lyrics written by Mawanga

Narration and rap by STIX

Lead and backing vocals by Mawanga

Bass, classic and Spanish guitar by Aymeric Fenoy

Drum programming by Qabaniso Malewezi

Recorded at Ayms studio

 

  1. BWERERA – 4:22

Mother Malawi says please come back home my son. It has been a long time since you left home in search of greener pastures.

 

Written by Q Malewezi & Mawanga

Lyrics written by Mawanga

All programming by Q Malewezi

Lead vocals by Mawanga

Backing vocals by Mawanga, K. Andersen, L. Chikuni, Q. Malewezi

Recorded at Tiakalulu Media Productions Blantyre and Q-Works

 

  1. ELOYI – 3:38

Ignorant and lazy people claim possession of property they never worked for. Those that lack vision try to steal that of others and claim it for their own.

 

Music written by Q Malewezi & Mawanga

Lyrics written by Mawanga

Lead and backing vocals by Mawanga

Guitars by Mawanga

All programming by Q Malewezi

Recorded at Q-Works

 

  1. ALINAWE CHOLINGA – 4:18

Feeling sorry for oneself can lead to hopelessness which will block one from seeing that there is a greater cause for them. Hold on to your dreams cause God created you with a purpose.

 

Music written by Q Malewezi and Mawanga

Lyrics written by Mawanga

All programming by Qabaniso Malewezi

Vocal production by Aymeric Fenoy

Lead and backing vocals by Mawanga

Guitars by Mawanga

Recorded by Aymeric Fenoy at Abstrakt Studios

 

  1. JENNIFER – 4:18

I’ve searched everywhere, but still can’t find a woman that compares to you, sweet Jennifer.

 

Music written by Q Malewezi

Lyrics written by Mawanga

Lead and backup vocals by Mawanga

All programming by Qabaniso Malewezi

Electric guitars by Lawrence (Lulu) Khwisa

Recorded at Q-Works, Tongue and Groove Studio and Mc Studios

 

  1. HEAL THE PAIN – 3:46

The many pains that we face from hunger, war, disease and the everyday struggle to survive are so hard to bear. Our children are growing up in the middle of all this, and they can’t see a brighter day coming. Let’s heal the pain of yesterday and bring a better tomorrow. Do it now! Do it today!

 

Music by Aymeric and Q Malewezi

Lyrics written by P. Mawanga, J. Chinyamore and Q. Malewezi

Lead vocals by Mawanga, Jade Chinyamore, Zola Chinyamore and Katie Krykant

Backing vocals by Jade Chinyamore, Katie Krykant, Louise Charie, Janine Lloyd, Jemma Boylan, Alice Birkhead and Mawanga

All guitars by Aymeric Fenoy

All programming by Qabaniso Malewezi

Recorded by Qabaniso Malewezi, Tony Rodriguez and Aymeric Fenoy at Abstrakt Studios

 

  1. LONDA – 5:18

A Christian like a Shephard whose obligation is to take care of his sheep. Londa means search for the Shephard that we all need when we are lost: Christ.

 

Music written by Mawanga and Q Malewezi

Lyrics written by Mawanga

Lead vocals by Mawanga

Backing vocals by Mawanga, J. Chinyamore and Q Malewezi

All guitars by Aymeric Fenoy

All programming by Qabaniso Malewezi

Recorded by Qabaniso Malewezi, Tony Rodriguez and Aymeric Fenoy at Abstrakt Studios

 

  1. MUTIZUNZE – 4:10

God delivers us from those that use their powers to oppress others.

 

Music written by Q Malewezi

Lyrics written by Mawanga

Lead and backing vocals by Mawanga

All programming by Qabaniso Malewezi

Recorded at MC Studios, The Lab and Tiakalulu Media Productions

 

  1. SLOW BUT SURE – 4:04

Move slow but sure! Drive your passengers carefully on the roads. They all have a destination to reach.

 

Music and lyrics written by Mawanga

Lead vocals by Mawanga

Backing vocals by Mawanga and Stix

Guitar by Mawanga

Programming by Mawanga and Andrew Stewart

Recorded at Ed’s Lab and Skire’s Joint

 

SPECIAL THANX

First of all to my best friend Jesus Christ. You’ve always been there when I needed you. My mother Mai Mawanga and Mai Knolo** for believing in me and allowing me to fly overseas for this record. Mr Fahad Assani, Mr and Mrs Malewezi, Mrs Mtalo, my manager Andrew Stewart, Bernard Mtawali and Lewis Chikuni (marvel**) of Chawasmuglaz for all your strength and efforts and supporting the recording of Zanga Zo Zama. This album is for all the lesser privileged and Malawi for supporting these children. To all my fans: continue listening to *** and there’s much more to come. One Love Peter Mawanga

 

To those who have listened to this album, please let us work together improving the lives of vulnerable children.

 

“Mwana wa nzako ndi wako yemwe”.