el3They have grown to become a big band. It’s been only one year since Elani shot into the limelight and they have been consistent in giving us hit after hit.

In their new song,“Hapo Zamani” they take us down the memory lane and the video compliments the audio. From lighting, to props/set to the storyline, everything falls into place. The song brings back the Elani we all love. Compared to “Barua ya Dunia”, “Hapo Zamani” is a song that is timeless.

Sing along to this song and watch the video here.

Verse 1
Rauka jamaa, kumekucha
Miaka kumi na sita, kidato cha kwanza
Pokea salam, siku mpya
Insyder za kwanza, zasifiwa boma
Kaipokea tetesi, mwaja shule ni wikendi
Barua uliyoituma imeshasoma na
Sijaweza kupumua, moyo wangu waridhika
Sijaweza kupumua
Chorus
Hapo zamani nikajua ningekuoa
Hapo zamani ukiambiwa
Unapendwa, waamini
Ukipendwa, una imani
Verse 2
Nilikuwa za saa na michana kutwa
Wewe sukuma mimi ugali wishwa
Na tulipendana kinyama
Nikaipokea tetesi, una mwingine
Akula mishikaki, aishiye kifahari
Mi sikuweza kupumua, moyo wangu kavunjika
Sikuweza kupumua
Chorus
Hapo zamani nikajua ningekuoa
Hapo zamani ukiambiwa
Unapendwa, waamini
Ukipendwa, una imani
Verse 3
Sikujua, miaka kumi na sita
Siyo miaka, ya kuelewa dunia
Sikujua, miaka kumi na sita
Siyo miaka, ya kuelewa mahali hapa
Chorus
Hapo zamani nikajua ningekuoa
Hapo zamani ukiambiwa
Unapendwa, waamini
Ukipendwa, una imani [x2]