Bet You Didn’t Know This About Big Daddy Weave’s “Overwhelmed” Music Video

The “Overwhelmed” music video from Big Daddy Weave is great, but we bet you don’t know some of the cool facts behind it. We’re about to change that! The band used highlights from their trip to Tanzania with World Vision and some really cool stories show up throughout the video. Learn about those stories in these 4 facts you probably didn’t know about “Overwhelmed” by Big Daddy Weave!

1. Phil Wickham was involved?

Phil Wickham

Phil Wickham and Mike Weaver actually wrote this song together. We love it when our artists collaborate and create something great like, “Overwhelmed.” Hear Mike talk about writing with Phil in this audio clip.


2. Yes, you’re hearing children from Tanzania!

The children’s choir you hear in the background was recorded in Tanzania. The words these children are singing mean, “You are beautiful. You are wonderful. You are glorious. You’re my King.”

 

3. Recording happened in a classroom.

In the video, you’ll see Mike and the band playing and singing in a small classroom. You’re actually watching them record the part of the song with the children. You’ll see the band coaching the children and singing along with them.
Big Daddy Weave Recording Overwhelmed in Tanzania

4. The guys got to meet their sponsored kids in person.

The guys from Big Daddy Weave sponsor kids from Tanzania through World Vision. Check out this video to watch them meet their sponsored kids in person. It’s a cool moment!
The video follows the making of, “Overwhelmed,” and reveals more about the beautiful people and country of Tanzania.

 

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Would love to know the exact lyrics in their language.. they are beautiful

jesus
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howdy

Ramona Lynn
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wewe ni mrembo. wewe ni wa ajabu. wewe ni utukufu. wewe ni mfalme wangu.
♥️????????

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What are the Tanzanian words the children are singing?

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Never mind. I just saw the previous comments. 😁

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DId Mike give away a guitar to a local Tanzanian musician?
I saw this done in Honduras by a missionary. So cool! Sharing the love of music with others!