28 Apr 2015

Makes A King (Mumachokela Mafumu) by The Very Best

From RNZ Music, 7:30 pm on 28 April 2015

Nick Bollinger checks out the dance-pop of Swedish Malawian duo The Very Best.

The Very Best Makes A KingThe Very Best are duo of Malawian singer Esau Mwamwaya and Swedish deejay-producer Johan Hugo, and the digital and the organic are interwoven through their new album with original results. More downbeat than their earlier Warm Heart Of Africa, Makes A King is full of hooky and memorable tunes, Mwamwaya’s voice soulful and strong, and if you are wondering what the sound of world pop would be in 2015, this just might be the answer.

Songs Featured: Running, If You See Her, Lover, These Lonely Tears, The Only Thing That Matters, Closer.

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