A soulful twist emerges from the heart of Sweden as Efia Abu and Drömbandet unveil their remarkable full-length single – Mitt hjärtas frö.
‘Mitt hjärtas frö‘ (The Seed of my heart) invites you to a mesmerising musical odyssey, a six-minute auditory delight that transcends genres with its perfect fusion of soul, rootsy R&B, and alluring 70s vibes laced with Latin and bossa nova elements. Playful melodies intertwine with soulful tones, culminating in an organic, ethereal sound that transcends conventional boundaries. Efia Abu’s enchanting vocals take centre stage, leading listeners on an introspective journey while an outstanding flute solo dances harmoniously around her voice. Drömbandet (The Dream Band) enriches the experience with warm percussion and refined arrangements.
Based in Malmö, Sweden, Singer/songwriter Efia has Swedish and Ghanaian roots, and her rich cultural background influences her spiritual journey. Also, drawing inspiration from music icons like Ms. Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu, India Arie, and Stevie Wonder, Efia Abu crafted this self-composed single as a profound exploration of the creative seeds that reside within each of us as Efia explains – ‘The song tells the story of the alchemical process where the experience of separation and lack transforms into inner strength and self-love’.
Clocking in at just over six minutes, the track is an artistic proclamation, unbound by commercial constraints Mitt hjärtas frö delivers a unique and special composition sure to leave an indelible impression on true connoisseurs of music, distinct from mainstream offerings.
Efia Abu & Drömbandet are carving a path where soulful expression, boundlessness, and creativity reign supreme. This is where the true art of music lives. English readers, don’t be deterred by the Swedish title; press play and immerse yourself in one of the year’s finest singles.
Mitt hjärtas frö is taken from Efia Abu & Drömbandet’s debut album ‘KÄRLEK & VERKAN‘.