DALLAS (September 10, 2018) -Grammy® Award-Winning Recording Artist Tamela Mann and her husband, NAACP Image Award-Winning Actor and Comedian David Mann, will drop a soulful 10-song musical collaboration about resilient and enduring love, entitled Us Against the World: The Love Projecton November 9, 2018. The album, brimming with the two’s vocal chemistry, will release in conjunction with their new memoir, Us Against the World: Our Secrets to Love, Marriage, and Family (W Publishing/Harper Collins Christian), available November 13, 2018.
“Ever since being part of Kirk Franklin’s The Family, fans have been asking us to do an album together. With our new book coming this fall, we thought that was the perfect time,” said David.
“The whole album is an inside look at our love story and the journey we’ve been on together,” added Tamela. “So, recording this project has been really special for both of us.”
Produced by David, Tamela and their son David Mann, Jr., Us Against the World is a candidly honest album chronicling defining moments in David and Tamela’s relationship. The two recreate an epic revelation from early on in their marriage that could have undone them on the heart-wrenching yet resolutely hopeful track “I Love You O.” On “Mason Jar” Tamela’s tender vocals pay tribute to her grandmother, mother and love of her life, David. The first single, going to Urban AC is “Good Love,” a timeless romantic duet in the vein of one of the Motown classics featuring David and Tamela’s soulfully smooth harmonies. The title track “Us Against the World” features the duo’s fine vocal blend layered on top of funky, soulful grooves. The album reconstructs other ‘big reveals’ in the couple’s relationship, leading to “Signs,” the ultimate love letter to each other.
Us Against The World | David & Tamela
Mason Jar | Tamela
I Love You O | David
Still Do | David
Good Love | David & Tamela
You | David & Tamela
Feels Like | Tamela
Ups and Downs | David & Tamela
Making Up | David & Tamela
Signs | David & Tamela
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ABOUT DAVID MANN
Ingeniously funny and extraordinarily talented are understatements when it comes to David Mann, the multi-faceted, two-time NAACP Award-winning actor and comedian. A native of Texas, David masterfully showcases his God-given talents in a most dynamic and distinguished way. His musical and theatrical talents brilliantly epitomize ingenuity at its best. Along with his wife, Gospel singing sensation Tamela Mann, David co-stars in the hilarious TV comedy, Mann & Wife, and their family docu-series, The Manns. When David is not on set shooting, producing or directing, he brings his live comedy show to venues around the country playing to capacity crowds. David, together with Tamela, head up their independent entertainment company Tillymann Music Group.
ABOUT TAMELA MANN
Tamela Mann is a Grammy® Award winner, three-time NAACP Image Award® winner, BET Award winner, Billboard Music Award winner, Stellar Gospel Music Award winner, and GMA Dove Award-winning singer, actress, songwriter, producer, and businesswoman. Tamela’s award-winning album Best Days debuted at No. 1 on multiple Billboard music sales charts and includes the No. 1, RIAA-Platinum certified single “Take Me to The King.” Tamela set a historic personal and industry record as the first Gospel lead artist in Billboard Gospel radio chart history to score three consecutive No. 1’s from an album. The string of hits includes “Take Me to The King,” “I Can Only Imagine,” and “This Place.” Tamela’s Billboard chart-topping fourth solo studio album One Way features the Billboard No.1 singles “God Provides” and “Change Me.” In 2017, Tamela broke the record for the most No. 1’s in the history of Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart when “Change Me” became her sixth leader. Tamela co-stars with husband actor/comedian David in the hilarious TV comedy, Mann & Wife, and their family docu-series, The Manns. Together, the couple heads up their independent entertainment company Tillymann Music Group.
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