MP3: Afrobeta - "Two Different Worlds"
Afrobeta needs little introduction to Crossfade readers, but the band is finally and deservedly gaining some serious international traction. Of course, there was that performance at the massive Glastonbury festival, and a gig with Booka Shade in Ibiza (!) around the same time. Now, they've also got a PR representation deal with the same folks who rep acts like Santigold, Cut Copy, and freaking Morrissey.
And while Miami music fans have been hearing the act's newer material for a while, its debut EP, Do You Party?, technically came out nationally yesterday. So here's a track from it, "Two Different Worlds," which is a little different from the band's usual straight-up party numbers. It's a bit of a slow burner, with frontwoman Cuci's voice sounding wistful but sensual as she tries to break through to an undercover lover.
The whole thing's bolstered by a Smurphio beat that's got an undeniably sexy, almost disco swing that sounds as though it might bubble over into a banger, but never quite does. The resulting tension is delicious. Check it out after the jump.
Download: Afrobeta - "Two Different Worlds"
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