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Listen to Our Premiere of Sirens of Lesbos' Fresh New Single 'We'll Be Fine'

"We'll Be Fine" will get you hooked to Sirens of Lesbos' eclectic music and good vibes.

Swiss born Sudanese-Eritrean sisters, Jasmina and Nabyla Serag, along with Arci Friede, Melvyn Buss and art director Denise Haeberli, are launching a diverse and fresh label named after their band, Sirens of Lesbos.

The group christens the label with its new single, "We'll Be Fine," a soulful melodic pop experience that incorporates reggae beats with compelling lyrics that will induce island feels.


"We'll Be Fine" art work.

As the Serag sisters put it, "We'll Be Fine' is a breakup story that will end happily—in this life or a next one. We tried to find a sound formula that would reflect that strange limbo state between sadness and confidence."

The group's sound is an infusion of '60s and '70s pop and soul, blues. The artists' backgrounds in hip-hop, pop, Caribbean, Ibiza, and Western music occasionally involuntarily bleeds into their music. The Serag sisters gave us insight to their creative process:

"We don't write and produce music with the idea of injecting our ethnic background into it—it can happen or not...the last thing we want to be is a cliché. It is a fact, however, that we are the children of Eritrean-Sudanese parents; we grew up listening to popular Afro-Arab music of the '50s, '60s and '70s...Their music was poetic, often sad but basically full of hope. This melodramatic vibe flowed into "We'll Be Fine" even though the musical references in the song recall more Caribbean and Western than East African sounds."

Sirens of Lesbos.

If "We'll Be Fine" is any indication for what's to come, we'll be keeping our eyes on future albums from the group.

"We'll Be Fine" will be launched with the label, June 4. You can listen to the premiere of the single below.

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Tems Is Just Doing Her Thang In New Music Video 'Crazy Tings'

The Nigerian songstress is hell bent on taking over your summer playlist and it's getting harder to resist.

It has been a fantastic year for Tems. The Nigerian singer, producer, and songwriter achieved a platinum record for eternal banger Essence, her collaboration with fellow Nigerian superstar Wizkid, an MTV EMA nomination for Best African Artist, a billion worldwide video views, and over 350 million audio streams. Not to mention featuring on Canadian rapper Drake's blowout album Certified Lover Boy, the singer has also sold out every show she's booked.

The release of Tems's sophomore EP If Orange Was a Place solidified her place amongst the greats and it was received with gusto by fans and international audiences. A month after the release the Afrobeats singer has graced fans with a sultry music video to go along with equally as tantalizing lead single Crazy Tings. Conceptualized by the multitalented Tems, and directed by UAX, the music video follows a sensual Tems as she sings about needing space from a lying partner.

International audiences continue to rave over the songstress, with Tems delivering an impressive US TV debut on late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! this month. Essence continues to top international charts. While becoming the official song of the summer, the track peaked on the Billboard 100 Top 10, becoming the most Shazamed song in the United States and was remixed by Canadian musical heavyweight Justin Bieber, becoming the first song written by Nigerian artists to hit No.1 on Urban Radio.

Tems has been producing consistent hits since her debut in September 2020, and a year later, the singer's immense talent is securing her reputation as a world-class superstar.

Check out Tem's music video for single 'Crazy Tings' below

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