Elani’s New Single ‘Heartbeat’ from ‘Colours of Love’ Album is Out

Kenya’s leading afropop band, Elani, is set to drop a single from their upcoming sophomore album, ‘Colours of Love.’

Elani which is composed of Brian Chweya, Maureen Kunga and Wambui Ngugi will be releasing the single on 8th August 2018 at 8:18 AM.

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The trio doesn’t disappoint in the new single if it is a taste of the upcoming album. The beat was recorded by Saint P, mixed and mastered at Decimal Productions by Eric Musyoka while the video was done by Ogopa records.

In the video, it can be realised that Ford Motors has strategically placed their new 4×4 pickup Ranger, making it one of the videos with powerful corporate brand placement.

The group announced one week ago through Instagram that they were set for a major comeback with the ‘Çolours of Love’ album.

Counting down days to the 08.8.18 for the release of our first single… Get here already!!!!????.. #COLOURSOFLOVE #newelanimusic

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Elani was in the news in 2016 when they called out Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) for stealing royalties which they collect on behalf of artists. Questions of corruption within MCSK has caused division within the entertainment sector with various stakeholders forming their own entities to collect their own royalties.

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Listen to ‘Heartbeat’ below.

Elani is also known for ‘Barua ya Dunia’ album released in 2014, ‘My Darling’ single released in 2016 with a remix done in collaboration with Uganda’s Chameleon released in 2017. They also featured in King Kaka’s ‘Papa’ single.

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