london soul artist byron fuses baganda music with modern production on captivating track, “so naive”
By Nathan Leigh
September 1, 2017
On his debut single, the lush “So Naive,” London artist Byron digs into his Ugandan roots for a song that mixes electronic soul with Baganda music. Vintage synths collide with East African guitar, all beneath his effortless voice. Reportedly, Byron returned to Uganda to study with Albert Ssempeke, one of the last royal Ugandan musicians to survive Idi Amin. There’s a mix of retro cool, future production and timeless guitar work that make the song something unique. A full album can’t come soon enough!
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