Ahmed Gallab was last found cooing and crooning his way into hyperspace, with the hot-and-heated ‘Hold Tight’. Taken from his forthcoming second solo record, ‘Mean Love’ (out this September on City Slang), plush organs and windswept vocals came back with sax in a concoction unlike anything the New Yorker had ever put his name to.
‘How We Be’ doesn’t fall back on routine, but it does see Gallab giving a brief look back to earlier material. Dressed up with a funk edge, it’s a sweet, synth-spliced reminder that this guy can do pretty much anything he wants while pulling it off.
This weekend, Sinkane forms part of the supergroup ‘Atomic Bomb: Who Is William Onyeabor?’, who open the Obelisk Arena at Latitude Festival, Saturday 19th July.
Listen to Sinkane’s ‘How We Be’ below.
‘Hold Tight’ is out 1st September via City Slang. Pre-order.
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