“Warm Heart of Africa“, the debut record of the infectiously catchy The Very Best, hit me totally out of the nowhere last summer when I first spun it, surprising me with it’s fresh blend of African/Western influences. That’s why I was very glad earlier when I first took a glimpse of the newly released video for the album’s title track. The Very Best are notorious by now for their energetic songs and implicit live performances, and the video does a great job in translating the vibe visually, featuring the group’s frontman Esau Mwamwaya and guest vocalist Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig strolling through the streets of New York care-free or through the steps of Africa via the always resourceful green screen. The video premiered earlier on mtvU.
By Tibi Puiu
Tibi is the co-founder and current editor in chief of ZME Music. He's had a passion for music since when he can remember, but since he lacks the necessary skills to make music, he decided to simply mix in another passion of his: writing.
Thanks to the marvels of the Internet, anyone can voice out and, in time, Tibi has helped a lot of artists and made a lot of friends by following his double passion for writing and music.
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