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Farai & the Forest Dawn drop new 'wedding' single and music video

by Tidi Kwidini
16 Aug 2016 at 07:39hrs | Views
Farai & the Forest Dawn
UK-BASED Indie/Pop Rock four-piece Farai & the Forest Dawn (FFD) have dropped their greatly anticipated new single and music video, Til Death do us part.

The feel good wedding track, produced by Jonathan Morris, follows on from their successful hit Beautiful, released late last year.

The band has been on the music scene for three years and includes band leader Farai Muvuti, guitarists Ailsa Shaw and Charlie Roper, keyboardist Jack Lonergan and drummer Tino Dube.
 
Lead vocalist Muvuti said, the band had a good feeling about the track even before they went into the studio to record it.

"The lyrics for this track had been playing on my mind for weeks and, when I started to piece it together and eventually shared it with the band, gut instinct told us that this was potentially going to be one of our best singles yet."

Muvuti who has recently gotten engaged said that Til death do us part speaks about love, companionship and finding the one you want to spend the rest of your life with.

WATCH: Til Death Do Us Part


"Beautiful was a refreshing track and received rave reviews and we wanted to make sure that we followed up with something equally uplifting, timeless and that would tug at the heartstrings," said Muvuti.

Recently appearing at one of the biggest Seafood festival's in the UK in July, FFD teased the audience with the new single and their impending Come Up Season concert at the O2 Academy in Islington.

"We spent several days in the studio recording the track, making sure we got the right beat and right melody that had that feel good factor," guitarist Alisa said.

"It was important for us to put across the true meaning of the song, while trying to make sure that it was catchy and a track that will remain relevant 20 years from now," she added.

Farai and the Forest Dawn emerged in 2013 with a retro-futuristic and rich melodic sound. The band's infectious energy won over the hearts of the British public when they entered one of the UK's biggest pop/rock competitions, Be on the Scene - Battle of the Bands, beating 80 bands over 15 weeks to be crowned winners.

The Indie/pop ensemble has gone on to release several singles, including the track Beautiful that has received radio airplay on popular shows such as BBC Introducing.

The Come Up Series, dubbed as the first artist-owned platform for artists by artists will also feature Afro pop sensation Chashe, the notorious King Pro and Shane M'anjelo of BlackDiamond, and comedian Munashe Twah Chirisa.

The first event is scheduled to take place on the 25th of August at the O2 Academy in Islington .

In the heart of Angel Central, the popular venue has played host to some of the biggest Indie/rock bands and has the best in live music from both emerging artists to established acts weekly.

The Come Up Season campaign will run throughout 2016 with additional dates to be announced later on in the year.

Til death do us part is now available digitally from all major digital stores and the single will be available to purchase at upcoming gigs. The band will also perform it live for the first time on 25th August.
"We will be running a short competition over the next few days that will give members of the public the chance to win a ticket to the gig on the 25th of August, make sure you keep an eye out for more information on all our social pages," Muvuti said.

For more information, please visit: "http://www.faraiandtheforestdawn.com"
You can also follow the band on Facebook at: "https://www.facebook.com/theforestdawn"  and on Twitter @theforestdawn


Source - Tidi Kwidini

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