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Benin City With Their Groovy Track "Freaking You Out"

Benin City believe that dance is a form of protest. Joshua Idehen, Tom Leaper and Shanaz Dorsett make dance-pop birthed in London, where they met, flavoured with their many influences (from Stromae to Sylvan Esso to Christine And The Queens). Their second album, Last Night (Moshi Moshi), was an ode to the city's declining nightlife and the many stories that take place on the dancefloor. With support from the likes of Huw Stephens (BBC), John Kennedy (Radio X) and Tom Robinson, and a European support tour with Portugal. The Man under their belt, the Band acquired a diverse following of club-goers, indie lovers and pop fans alike.Setting topics like Windrush ('Hostiles’), identity ('What A Time') and cultural appropriation ('Get Your Own') against energetic beats, the trio steps into the new decade with new music that is as poignant as it is celebratory. With their newest single "Freaking You Out" they project a very groovy beat that will surely captivate your ears. Starting the track with a upbeat energy leading onto their soft and luscious vocals they complete the track entirely. To explain the track further Joshua Idehen said: "I wrote it as a soundtrack to Doomscrolling – a 'Doomscrolling disco', if you will. Staring at Twitter, constantly refreshing the screen for the next bit of bad news to blanket over me. Worldwide it’s felt like an even more relentless wave of bad news – especially since 2016 – and hella hard to look away or tune out. My verse is a wish that I could." The track is overly about just forgetting all bad things that are going on in the world and just focusing on the positive and bright side of things. The track would be just right for a late night drive or hanging out with some friends. Go stream "Freaking You Out" and check out their discography which is filled with outstanding tracks.



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