Power (Amanda Black album)

Power
Amanda Black Power Album Cover.png
Studio album by
Released25 October 2019
StudioAfroRockstar Studios
GenreR&B, afro-soul, soul
Length67:06
Language
Label
Producer
Amanda Black chronology
Amazulu
(2016)
Power
(2019)
Mnyama
(2021)
Singles from Power
  1. "Thandwa Ndim"
    Released: 31 January 2019
  2. "Egoli"
    Released: 13 September 2019
  3. "Ndizele Wena"
    Released: 19 February 2019

Power is the second studio album by South African singer-songwriter Amanda Black. It was released on 25 October 2019 through her new formed record label AfroRockstar in joint-venture with Sony Music Entertainment.[1] The album boasts 18 tracks with music production credits from Christer,[2] Gemini Major, Vuyo Manyike, Loud Haileer and more.

Power was nominated for Best Adult Contemporary Album at 2020 South African Music Awards.[3]

Accolades

Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref.
2020 Power Best Adult Contemporary Album Nominated [3]

Track listing

All tracks are written by Amanda Benedicta Antony.

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Intro (featuring Kush Mahleka)"Amanda Antony; Kuhle Mahleka
  • DG
  • Christer
2:13
2."Baninzi"Amanda AntonyChrister3:17
3."Hamba"Amanda AntonyChrister4:24
4."Mmangwane"Amanda AntonyChrister3:50
5."Bayile"Amanda AntonyChrister5:31
6."Famous"Amanda AntonyChrister3:40
7."Ndizele Wena"Amanda Antony
  • Christer
  • Loud Haileer
2:38
8."Egoli"Amanda Antony
3:05
9."Vuka (featuring Anthony Hamilton and Soweto Gospel Choir)"Amanda Antony
  • Christer
  • Victory Chauke
  • Loud Haileer
4:40
10."Afrika (featuring Adekunle Gold)"Amanda Antony; Adekunle Kosoko; Ndumiso Manana
  • Christer
  • Loud Haileer
  • Dharpsykord
2:49
11."High Interlude"Amanda Antony
  • Loud Haileer
  • Christer
0:50
12."Love Again"Amanda AntonyChrister4:03
13."Khumbula (featuring Ami Faku)"Amanda Antony; Amanda Faku
  • Christer
  • Loud Haileer
  • Phonikz
  • Vuyo Manyike
4:16
14."Phambili"Amanda AntonyChrister5:14
15."Ndilinde Prelude" Kenneth Crouch0:57
16."Ndilinde"Amanda AntonyChrister5:45
17."Thandwa Ndim"Amanda AntonyChrister4:35
18."Power"Amanda AntonyChrister4:47
Total length:67:06

Notes

  • "Baninzi" - Guitars by Phonikz
  • "Hamba" - Additional background vocals by Christer; Bass by Earl Breezy & Ishmail Ndlovu
  • "Mmangwane" - Additional background vocals by Christer; Guitars by Given Zulu
  • "Bayile" - Strings produced, arranged and directed by Kenneth Crouch and Performed by The Muses; Violin by Ashley Bodill & Olivia Kotze, Cello by Neo Buthelez; Strings engineered by George Vardas at CSR Studios, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • "Egoli" - Guitars by Given Zulu; Bass Guitar by Jody Willard
  • "Vuka" - Choir directed & produced by Milton Ndlakuse; Bass by Ishmail Ndhlovu; Drums by Kearabetswe "K-Beat" Moalusi
  • Afrika - Additional background vocals by Manana; Guitars by Given Zulu; Bass Guitar by Andziso; Horns by Adekunle Gold
  • "Love Again" - Guitars by Ryno Zeelie; Guitars engineered by Ryno Zeelie at Figure of 8 Studios, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • "Phambili" - Additional background vocals by Sjava & Christer
  • "Ndilinde" - Piano by Kenneth Crouch
  • "Thandwa Ndim" - Bass Guitars by Victory Chauke, Ishmail Ndhlovu & Zwelakhe Masemola; Guitars by Shadrack Fana
  • "Power" - Guitars by Phonikz & Andziso, Bass by Ishmail Ndhlovu, Organs by Kenneth Crouch

Sample credits

  • "Hamba" - Contains interpolation from "Hamba Bekhile (We Are Growing)" by Margaret Singana
  • "Mmangwane" - Contains interpolation from "The Way Kungakhona" by Bongo Maffin
  • "Bayile" - Contains interpolation from "Baile" by Pilani Bubu

Release history

List of release dates, showing region, formats, label, editions and reference
Region Date Format(s) Label Edition(s) Ref.
Various 25 October 2019 Digital download Sony Music Standard [4]

References

  1. ^ "Amanda Black partners with Sony, drops new sound". www.iol.co.za. Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  2. ^ "Amanda Black". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  3. ^ a b "All the SAMA26 nominees". bizcommunity. Retrieved 16 July 2020.
  4. ^ "Amanda Black on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 2020-05-09.