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Nhatty Man

A household name in Ethiopia and around the worldwide Dispora, Nhatty Man has once again proven his talent for songwriting and music production with the release of his second LP Nhatty Man Vol. 2. Self-produced and mixed by Nhatty in his home studio in Warrandyte Victoria, the album is already a hit in his homeland, toping several charts . Turn on the radio in Ethiopia right now and you’ll hear one of the 13 tracks playing a number of times throughout the day. Playing all the instruments on the album, writing the lyrics, recording his own vocals and mixing the tracks, the final product is a poetic call for unity, a rumination on love and a reminder of what we can be grateful for.
After extensive international touring, Nhatty has relocated from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to
Melbourne, Australia and has since performed at WOMADelaide, Port Fairy Folk Festival, New
Year’s Eve at Federation Square, BEMAC (Brisbane), NEXUS (Adelaide) and is a staple around
Melbourne’s live music scene. This album is the next step for Nhatty is proving his songwriting
and production skills.


1. "Aybeka" talks about when you meet someone you have missed a lot, the time you have
with them will never be enough.
2. "Sheb Adrgo" is about a time when we will leave our differences behind us to unite and
once again build the country through a love that has united us.
3. "Bado" is an inspiration not to give up in life - be grateful for life and the happiness you
can find in the moment.
4. "Emenegne" is the voice of the lower class, asking those who are arguing about
insignificant things, to provide a better representation of what we should strive to be as
a nation. It says that “your passions are not series issues that consider the poor or help
the country grow."
5. "Anchin Say" is part of the soundtrack for Ethiopian feature film Found in a Dream and
translates to “In Your Eyes”. It is a love song for the Diaspora who may see their home
and culture in the eyes of those they love.
6. "Banchi Aymtu" is a love song - although I am in the limelight, you are my backbone.
7. "Yemegemeriyay" e is about the feeling you get when you fall in love deeply for the first
time. Produced in collaboration with Yonni Wube.
8. "1 > 100 (one is greater than 100 )" is a call for unity - it's better to live as one than a
fragmented community.
9. "Medafish Ybarek" is a song for all mothers. It is your palm that has fed and disciplined
me - it is thanks to you that I am the person I am today.
10. "Ykomal Woy" is a song for those threatened by the haters - don’t stop what you are
doing just because of what people are saying about you!
11. "Tiwek" is about a close friend who you are in love with but you are too scared to confess
so you want someone to tell her before she is taken away.
12. "Mamesgegnaye" is a dedication to Nhatty’s son - his reason to be grateful.
13. "Yegizen Eje" is a wish to turn back the hand of time to when Ethiopia was a great and
unified nation so that the world could see the strength of the nation.

All tracks except track 7 produced, mixed and mastered by Nhatty Man at The Milo Mix Studios.
Track 7 produced, mixed and mastered by Yonni Wube at Wub Records.
Track 5 written by Helen Kassa and Nhatty Man.