New Music Fridays: Mango Groove, Bebe Rexha & More

Friday’s are incredibly exciting here at the Warner Music South Africa office. New Music Fridays is a day when all new releases hit digital and physical stores around the world. Every week, we will showcase some of our exciting releases right here on our website as we help you get your weekend playlist sorted. These are what new releases you should check out this week:

Mango Groove – Faces To The Sun

They’ve become one of the most formidable acts to have ever come out of South Africa. Their music, such as the hits ‘Special Star’ and ‘Moments Away’, redefined the face of South African music and after a seven year hiatus, the band is back with their brand new album ‘Faces To The Sun’ which launches exclusively on iTunes and Apple Music today before it’s physical release on the 14th of November. ‘Faces To The Sun’ is an exciting two-disc project from the group. The record consists of 24 songs featuring nine brand new, original Mango Groove as well as 15 powerful and touching renditions of classic South African tracks, with collaborations with some of SA’s finest artists.

Bebe Rexha – I Got You

She’s our rising star at the moment and after having hit singles such as ‘No Broken Hearts’, ‘I Can’t Stop Drinking About You’ and appeared on G-Eazy’s ‘Me, Myself & I’ and Martin Garrix’s new hit ‘In The Name Of Love’. She hosts this year’s MTV EMA’s live from Rotterdam this weekend and to celebrate, the star drops her brand new single ‘I Got You’ today. The pop banger is the next single off the star’s highly anticipated debut album ‘A.Y.F.’ which drops in January.

Charli XCX – After The After Party

After a short hiatus, pop princess Charli XCX is back! The singer has been working hard in studio as she prepares the release of her new album and is finally ready to give the world a taste of what’s to come. Today, the singer drops ‘After The After Party’, the first single off the record which features an epic rap from Lil Yachty. The song sees the star go back to her pop roots and has dropped what could potentially be the song of the summer!

Andra Day – Merry Christmas (EP)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and as he prepare for this year’s festive season, Andra Day has released a beautiful Christmas-inspired EP which features all of your favourite Christmas carols with Andra Day’s special twist. Nothing gets us in the mood for Christmas more than some amazing Christmas carols and Andra does a fantastic job giving these tracks new life.