Bensoul – Lucy

Bensoul is a soulful singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist (Bass, Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Keys, Drums & Violin) and producer who is progressively building a niche as one of Kenya’s top live acts. LUCY is his first single under Sol Generation Records, produced by Mutoriah and Mboks, mixed and mastered by Mboks. Directed by KG Brian and Rodney Wachira Creative director: Willis Austin Chimano Dancer/Model: Eunice Mwikali LUCY IS NOW AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR DIGITAL STORES WORLDWIDE: http://africori.to/lucy For more info: https://www.facebook.com/bensoulmusic https://www.instagram.com/bensoulmusic/ https://twitter.com/bensoulmusic http://instagram.com/solgenerationmusic https://twitter.com/solgeneration_ https://www.facebook.com/solgeneration

 

The soulful Kenyan singer-songwriter Bensoul releases LUCY— his debut single and music video produced by Sol Generation. LUCY is an authentic sound from one of Kenya’s best live acts. The song is set to light up hearts across East Africa. Bensoul delivers a heartfelt serenade to his love interest, with mellow yet powerful vocals. LUCY, as per Bensoul, was inspired by a series of true events. Ahead of the release, he says, “LUCY is very relatable to most young people—as it tells the story of a young man who is unsure about his position in the relationship but won’t stop loving.” The music video perfectly captures this and will leave fans and new admirers swooning over his infectious delivery.

Watch LUCY on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGhJzBLPgBw&feature=youtu.be

The video was directed by KG Brian (Kenyan cinematographer) and executively produced by Sol Generation Records & Willis Austin Chimano of Sauti Sol. This release becomes his first project following his recent signing to Sol Generation Records – a music label founded by Africa’s Best Live Act, Sauti Sol.

An excited Bensoul says, “I feel like Sol Generation Records is where I need to be. It’s God’s grace that everything is working out because the label has my best musical interests planned out. They have a great plan for everything we intend to achieve,” additionally speaking on Sauti Sol, the label heads, “I feel like one of their brothers and so excited to see what more we will do. Together we are hoping to change the world.” On the other hand, Bien-Aime says of Sol Generation Records first signing, “Bensoul is a phenomenal multi-talented artist and one of the best songwriters of our time. We look forward to help grow his fan base as we take him to the next level,” adding on LUCY: “I like the groove and that he started his career on a great tempo which is just reflective of what’s to come in the future – amazing things!”

Bensoul promises to release more records in the coming months. He is certainly one of fast rising and talented Kenyan acts to watch for in 2019. He affirms, “All I want to do is to leave a legacy by creating music that is timeless.”

LUCY CREDITS:

Executive Producer: Sol Generation

Mix and Master / Producer: Mboks

Songwriter: Bensoul

EDITORS’ NOTES

 

Bensoul is best known for the popular hit single “Masheesha” a collaboration with H_art the Band. His music style is a fusion of The Caribbean meets Afro Pop. The producer / multi-instrumentalist plays Bass, Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Keys, Drums and Violin. He is also a talented songwriter and has written songs for a host of top African stars including Kidum, Alikiba and Nyashinski and Mercy Masika, among others.

Sol Generation Records is a music record label, founded in Africa with the sole mission of producing Iconic Live African Acts. It is a stable of epic thinkers, timeless musicians, and authentic songwriters. Created on the ethos of “Discipline, order, passion and endurance,” it is the brainchild of Polycarp Ochieng Otieno, Willis Austin Chimano, Delvin Mudigi Savara and Bien-Aime Alusa (Sauti Sol). This follows 10 years of building one of the most structured independent African music brands to finally bring out their legacy project SOL GENERATION RECORDS.

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