I'm a South Londoner now living in Sweden. I'm also a part-time DJ/ founder of Urbanlife Radio and co-founder of Scandinavian Soul. Music has always been my soundtrack to life and although I listen to everything, soul is always in my playlist.
Produced by fellow Norwegian Undr, from the outset the track hits and caresses as dramatic as the namesake's city skyline. Farida sings in a soft, sensual R&B tone edged with a steeliness that cuts with 'fuck what you say' lyrics.
With great difficulty is the answer, but I'm confident the edited result (18mins) works in giving you an insight to this funky Swedish musician.
Singer Taliah also provides seductive backing vocals on this cut that melts and floats with an engaging, laid-back rhythm.
Incredibly, this is the B-side!
The more I listened through the uploads, the more curious I became about Melody Carlsson.
Without a doubt, Swedish singer Fatima is one of the world’s most exciting musical talents, and on Friday 27th October she'll be on stage at Union Chapel, London with The Eglo Live Band.
The award-winning Copenhagen based soul/pop group, Artifact Collective return from the past with a new single and a refined new sound.
Following their immersive single - Tree Hugger, NAKED, is the second chapter from their forthcoming album - Guerrilla Gardening.
Taken from the forthcoming album 'Volume 5', 'Love Addict' features the vocal talents of Kristina Talajic on this expansive, cinematic sounding single with sweet backing vocals from Graciela Chin A Loi and Ellyeve.
The bespectacled singer has gone back to the core of his music, and the result feels retro yet modern, almost with a ‘Bowiesque’ lyrical construction. Released with a rolling cassette video it also genuflects his love for nostalgia. He’s asking us to listen the way we used too.