An 18-member gospel group, CLOSER, is set to launch their second album, The Worship Experience II, in March.
This follows the group’s one-day live recording concert which was held on October 5 last year has become an annual event of Praise music offering to God for believers, according to the leaders.
The project which features some of the best musical talents in the gospel music industry such as the award winning and The Voice Star Brian Nhira will be ready before end of March.
The group’s Director Tendekai Mano said:
“In 2018 we introduced CLOSER when we debuted our first album the Worship Experience which featured a crowd favorite Vimba Naye.
“We hope to expand our brand globally and for our work to impact others worldwide by collaborating and partnering with other organizations especially those who are the industries of media, film, music, and ministry. “Currently, we are in the final stages of preparations for our album The Worship Experience II project which was recorded last year.”
Mano said the project is going to bring outstanding music for everyone, and minister to the hearts of all ages, from the heartfelt worshippers to the power houses.
“The album will deliver a confident message that promotes and inspires others to have a personal relationship with our Lord Jesus.
“The Worship Experience II will feature powerful praise and worship music that has raw emotions, and there is passion delivered with every note,” he added.
He said CLOSER is a movement that was birthed on the biblical principles of Jesus Christ.
“This means we are only about glorifying and honoring God using our gifts.
“We are more than a music band,we are a voice in our generation that is emphasizing the importance of belonging to a family and being an active part of the body of Christ.
“We are planning to make more music this year and more years to come by God’s grace but most importantly,we are hoping that we are able to touch more hearts and transform lives through this ministry by leading people to salvation,” attributed Mano.
The group is founded by Tendekai Mano,Nigel Barangiro,Josh Chiweda, Rollins Mubaiwa and, it consists of 18 powerful/electrifying vocalists and extraordinary musicians, namely Faith Changara, Desire Chimbudzi, Nigel Kutepa, Rumbidzai Magoga, Leona Makungwa, Trevor Mhariwa, Namatai Mubariki, Precious Mugwiza, Pleasant Mugwiza ,Sthandwa Ncube, Espoir Rutare, Tiger Scott, Leon Simon, Josie Sinamano, Kevin Walker,Julian King,Esther Kuhn,Autumn Mikeal and Shery Mugwagwa who is running the operations for the organization.