Francis Muleso, a South African-based, Malawi-born musician yesterday released a single, Thando Magic. A love song that features South African musical icon, Penelope Jane Dunlop (PJ Powers) affectionately known as Thandeka by her numerous fans. Muleso also featured Asanda Bam and Majisto on this newly released single, produced by award-winning composer, pianist, music producer and music director, Gabriel Stuurman.



Thando Magic is sung in Xhosa, Sotho, English and Chichewa. Muleso says that the track was inspired by his wife, “The love we share made me come up with a song that expresses lots of love to the world,” Muleso stated.


Francis says that the world should not give up on love, the world needs love, “The world needs love all the times. It has always needed love and will always need love. Many people give up on love and they need to be encouraged that love is still out there”

Asanda Bam

Thandeka shared on her Facebook page that she was excited about the release, “I’ve enjoyed every moment of my journey into this genre of music. It’s my first but certainly won’t be my last.”

Muleso on working with a legend, “Wow. It was an amazing experience! She is very experienced and I learnt a lot from her. And I immensely admire her energy.”

Sbusiso, a fan on Facebook commented, “The marriage between bass and drums in the song is just amazing, the groove 🔥🔥 🔥 Gabriel Mawande Stuurman and the whole team a job well done guys.”


Francis and his wife will be celebrating their 14th anniversary in March.

Thandeka with Mrs Muleso
Photo: Facebook


Listen to the track:



Catch the telephonic interview with Francis Muleso on Lekoa FM 91.0 MHz on Friday the 22nd of January between 3-4pm.

Article by ConnieV