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Mhere takes new album to fans

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GOSPEL musician Mathias Mhere says he has ridden the storm following reports of his wife’s alleged infidelity and is now focusing on spreading the Word of God through music.

BY ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER

Speaking to NewsDay this week, Mhere said he was now on a mission to market his album which carries deep worship messages countrywide to ensure that it reaches his multitudes of fans.

A snap survey by this newspaper showed that the latest offering, Glory to Glory, has been a hit with gospel music fans as it penetrates the market.

The album has also gone viral country-wide thanks to piracy as gospel music lovers jostle to grab a copy of the album which is a favourite in public transport, households and most public places like salons and boutiques, while local radio stations have also accorded him fair airplay.

The Favour hit-maker said the response from fans was overwhelming and his focus is on the gospel to reach a wider audience.
“We want to make sure our album reaches every corner of the nation.

“We are working on the logistics to deliver the album to our fans and we have already embarked on concerts country wide,” Mhere said.

“My mission is to make sure that the message carried in our songs touches souls and strengthens people faced with life challenges.We have to take the album to the people and that is our calling.”
Mhere’s message on the album deals with mainly socio-economic challenges that people deal with every day.

The album looks at different facets of Christianity and the musician said he was optimistic that it would go a long way in promoting Christian values and morals.

The nine-track album opens with a song Ephiziba which features rising Sharon Manyonganise. The song inspires children to grow up knowing God.

The song in which Mhere urges children to desist from evil things and seek God which he says is the beginning of all wisdom. The singer encourages people to pray to God when they face problems in life.

The second track is Tsano Handei, in which the musician is encouraging people to pray to God and shun earthly beliefs.
The song Rimwe Ramazuva addresses dishonesty and encourages men to forgive their spouses if found cheating.

Some of the songs on the album include Vasiye Varonge, Pahushamwari, It’s Not Over, Madzorerei, Kumba Musauya and Mwari Variko.

“We are already working on the videos of the album, but we are not in a hurry to release a DVD since we want our fans to enjoy the album,” Mhere said.

The Favour hit-maker said that his group will embark on a country-wide tour to spread the gospel. Last week they performed in Chegutu and would be heading for Chiredzi this weekend.

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