Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

MAGIC! in the Air as Reggae-Pop Outfit Promote RUDE

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

MAGIC! in the Air as Reggae-Pop Outfit Promote RUDE

Article excerpt

CANADIAN reggae-pop quartet MAGIC!, will be hitting Australian shores for a promotional tour from December 9-12 to promote their debut single RUDE. Since its release less than two weeks ago, RUDE is proving to be an instant hit, racing up the charts peaking at No.8 on iTunes and debuting in the top 30 on the ARIA singles chart, as well as currently being the No.1 most Shazamed song in Australia.

MAGIC! is comprised of Grammy award-winning songwriter and producer Nasri (lead vocals), Mark Pelli (guitar), Alex Tanas (drums) and Ben Spivak (bass), hailing from Toronto Canada, currently basing themselves in Los Angeles.

Their debut single RUDE coasts from a Jamaican guitar twang and danceable beat into a downright irresistible refrain. At the same time, the singer's cheeky storytelling pops out vividly.

"I had this picture in my head of a guy asking a father for his marriage blessing and getting rejected,'' Nasri said.

"It's fun, soulful, easy, and you know the hook right away. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.