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Chibundu Onuzo Shares Moving New Ballad 'Mama'




A renowned writer with acclaim resonating across press and radio, Chibundu Onuzo's recent move into the world of music has already shone a light on her soulful vocals and reflective songwriting with the single 'Good Soil'. Now back with the new single 'Mama', Onuzo takes an emotional and interceptive look at the state of humanity and once again puts her unquestionable ability on display.


Hard hitting, full of emotion and soul, 'Mama' is delicate, impactful and absorbing right from the start. Capturing an essence of Adele with a mix of piano and Onuzo's emotive lead vocal, the track builds an epic soundscape with the introduction of strings towards the crescendo at 2 minutes 40. Showcasing Onuzo's impeccable vocals, the track's message of how the human race need to improve shines through.


Speaking on the track, Chibundu Onuzo's said: "I wrote Mama during the lockdown. I was reflecting on the state of the world and the direction humanity is heading in. I want a better world. I hope we can course-correct."


Powerful, moving and showing a lot of promise for the future, 'Mama' is a prime example of an expertly executed performance and profound songwriting. Listen below: