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 â€“ Faces To The Sun
Theyâ€™ve become one of the most formidable acts to have ever come out of South Africa. Their music, such as the hits â€˜Special Starâ€™ and â€˜Moments Awayâ€™, redefined the face of South African music and after a seven year hiatus, the band is back with their brand new album â€˜Faces To The Sunâ€™ which launches exclusively on iTunes and Apple Music today before itâ€™s physical release on the 14th of November. â€˜Faces To The Sunâ€™ 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 SAâ€™s finest artists.
Bebe Rexha â€“ I Got You
Sheâ€™s our rising star at the moment and after having hit singles such as â€˜No Broken Heartsâ€™, â€˜I Canâ€™t Stop Drinking About Youâ€™ and appeared on G-Eazyâ€™s â€˜Me, Myself & Iâ€™ and Martin Garrixâ€™s new hit â€˜In The Name Of Loveâ€™. She hosts this yearâ€™s MTV EMAâ€™s live from Rotterdam this weekend and to celebrate, the star drops her brand new single â€˜I Got Youâ€™ today. The pop banger is the next single off the starâ€™s highly anticipated debut album â€˜A.Y.F.â€™ which drops in January.
Charli XCX â€“ 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 whatâ€™s to come. Today, the singer drops â€˜After The After Partyâ€™, 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 â€“ Merry Christmas (EP)
Itâ€™s the most wonderful time of the year and as he prepare for this yearâ€™s festive season, Andra Day has released a beautiful Christmas-inspired EP which features all of your favourite Christmas carols with Andra Dayâ€™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.