Macheso hints on his upcoming album

Macheso hints on his upcoming album
Published: 28 August 2013 (14753 Views)
Sungura ace Alick Macheso has said his upcoming album, likely to be called "Zvaa-zvinhu", will be a well thought out musical project that is set to consolidate his vast experience in music and his growing profile as an entertainer.

The "Madhawu" singer didn't mince his words saying his fans should watch out for a well-planned and explosive album from start to finish.

"The way I see it, my next project is going to be a smash hit album," he said.
Macheso or simply Extrabasso to his fans is not one who likes to blow his own horn, but when he says it then you know you are in for a gem.

Apparently, "Zvaazvinhu" is a slang word which describes anything that is genuinely made or top of the range. It could be a car, a house, a shoe but whatever it is, it got to be classy.

Asked if "Zvaazvinhu" has anything to do with the so-called "Rebels", Extrabasso said the new album was just about great music.
Already fans have had a foretaste of his new songs including "Anebhora Ndiye Anomakwa", a song that's laden with his bass signature tune and syrup-laced lyrics.

The anticipated six-track album is due for release before year-end and he hopes it will silence all his critics following the release of his previous album "Kwatakabva Mitunhu (Kure Kwekure)", a rather lukewarm effort from a man who is known for his thought- provoking and socially conscious songs such as "Madhawu", "Charakupa", "Makandidana" and "Shedia" just to mention a few.

With "Kwatakabva Mitunhu" that did not do well on the charts, Extrabasso suffered another setback after his record label "Last Power" closed shop due to high rentals and other bills.

The Orchestra Mberikwazvo leader said he was going to record the new album under Last Power only after he has put his house in order.
"The talk around that I am in a quandary over the issue of recording is not true. I am still signed with Last Power and the next album will be recorded at the same company.

"The only issue that needs urgent attention is to move the equipment to a new place where it is easily accessible and cheap to run. In Msasa, we had high costs to run the company including wages for the staff, so this time we are moving everything to an afford-able place," he said.

- Herald

Tags: Macheso, album,
 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

There are no comments.

Latest stories

Dumiso Dabengwa a dissident that never was

by Don Chigumba | 24 May 2019 | 29 Views

Twitter defends Welshman Ncube

by Mandla Ndlovu | 24 May 2019 | 33 Views

Online bingo industry predictions

by Staff Writer | 24 May 2019 | 22 Views

Trevor Ncube angry at Colcom over pork pie

by Mandla Ndlovu | 24 May 2019 | 34 Views

Dr Dabengwa an undisputed war of liberation hero

by Njabulo | 24 May 2019 | 23 Views

The other side of Rhodesia’s education system

by Rejoice Ngwenya | 24 May 2019 | 25 Views

Gukurahundi issue to be addressed internally, says Mohadi

by Staff Reporter | 24 May 2019 | 20 Views

Ex-MDC Youth leader warns Chamisa

by Mandla Ndlovu | 24 May 2019 | 28 Views

Thokozani Khupe prepares for extraordinary Congress

by Mandla Ndlovu | 24 May 2019 | 24 Views

Theresa May quits as UK prime minister

by Staff Reporter | 24 May 2019 | 123 Views

Dilemma of political emotions vs the Unity Accord of 1987

by D. Kamamba. | 24 May 2019 | 127 Views

Another Zimbabwean 'Beast' charms Sharks

by Staff reporter | 24 May 2019 | 108 Views

What Dabengwa said about Chiwenga and Perence Shiri

by Mandla Ndlovu | 24 May 2019 | 196 Views

Chiwenga, Zimbabwe army to boot out Mnangagwa through 'operation restore economy'

by Itai Mushekwe/Mary-Kate Kahari | 24 May 2019 | 201 Views

Dedication to Cde Dabengwa

by Iphithule Thembani KaMaphosa | 24 May 2019 | 98 Views

Devolution confusion - marginalised communities lose out

by MakhoPrecious Moyo | 24 May 2019 | 91 Views

'Hello Congress delegates! May I deeply kiss your conscience?'

by Nhlanhla Moses | 24 May 2019 | 149 Views

Political Reforms can UNITE Zimbabwe

by Darlington Nyambiya And Farai Maguwu | 24 May 2019 | 96 Views

Zanu-PF and the football connection

by AT Kadada | 24 May 2019 | 92 Views

A candle blown off from Chinehasha Village in Chiweshe

by Thomas Murisa | 24 May 2019 | 73 Views

Mthwakazi National Party pay tribute to Dr Dumiso Dabengwa!

by Mthwakazi National Party | 24 May 2019 | 54 Views

Zimbabwe EFF CIC's profile

by Zim EFF | 24 May 2019 | 125 Views

'Mining sector to reap from liberalised inter-bank rates'

by Staff reporter | 24 May 2019 | 94 Views

Another 'Beast' charms Sharks

by Staff reporter | 24 May 2019 | 87 Views

Mnangagwa's 'Open for business' mantra collapses

by Staff reporter | 24 May 2019 | 90 Views

Mugabe's spooks boss bashed to death: Post-mortem

by Staff reporter | 24 May 2019 | 109 Views

Canada miner in talks to buy Zimbabwe gold project

by Bloomberg | 24 May 2019 | 87 Views

Populist policies can only suffocate Zupco more

by Faith Zaba | 24 May 2019 | 97 Views

Monetary policy unlikely to resuscitate Zimbabwe economy

by Staff reporter | 24 May 2019 | 93 Views

'No immediate end to load-shedding'

by Staff reporter | 24 May 2019 | 103 Views

Air Zimbabwe legacy debts spook investors

by Staff reporter | 24 May 2019 | 115 Views

'Gukurahundi' stifling healing process

by Staff reporter | 24 May 2019 | 94 Views

Air Zimbabwe stashes US$5m in UK

by Staff reporter | 24 May 2019 | 102 Views