The Swiss Five-Piece Return with an Infectious, Disco-Flavoured Cut
Made up of sons and daughters of immigrants and freedom fighters across Europe, Sirens of Lesbos have brought a multicultural palette of sounds to their productions for years. Their previous releases ‘Shotgun’ and ‘We’ll Be Fine’ garnered support from the likes of The Line of Best Fit and BBC 6Music among others and they’re fast building a reputation in the capital.
Their new single continues in the same, groove-rich, funky vein. Drawing on elements of soul & disco, it’s a track that’s built around one simple melodic bass-line groove. On the new track, the band state
“The track is a musical interpretation of Greek philosopher Plato’s tale about the ‘Other Half’ and, thus, about gender diversity and the search for a soulmate” says the band’s lyri- cist, Arci. “It was meant to be a traditional verse-chorus-verse song but turned into a three- act structure — funnily enough invented by Plato’s student Aristotle — during the recording process.” Cooing harmonies, potent drum fills and a general loose sense of live playing and a band having a lot of fun make this sophisticated cut one that you’ll want to play on repeat.”
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