5 Dec 2020

LISTEN: Auckland-born Samoan musician LEAO performs live for Music 101

From Music 101, 2:00 pm on 5 December 2020

LEAO is the musical project of Auckland-born Samoan musician David Feauai-Afaese. Their music is influenced by traditional Samoan-pop staples The Samoan Surfriders, Punialava'a, and The Five Stars, with contemporary rock and roll thrown in.

Music 101 is honored to have LEAO perform live in the RNZ studios.

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LEAO jamming some tunes

LEAO jamming some tunes Photo: supplied

LEAO's music is inspired by themes of rediscovery, reconnection, and feeling like an outsider to one's own culture.

It's said if Flying Nun Records set up an office in Samoa, LEAO's music is what the iconic indie label would release.