Style-blending Florida group seeyousoon launched their debut album VIDÉ in July and “Ben Affleck” is a standout monitor. Watch the premiere of the video, directed by Andrew Fallon, above. The monitor has one of many hardest beats on the challenge, however there is a shocking origin story.
“Kenny initially put it collectively for a beat problem in 2017,” seeyousoon tells us. “The article of the problem was to provide an instrumental with out taking part in it by means of the audio system till it’s totally organized. All of us took turns taking part in some fairly awful-sounding beats however to everybody’s shock, Kenny’s beat turned out to be actually loopy. He stashed it for some time however throughout the writing course of for VIDÉ, we revisited the challenge and fleshed it out into what it’s now. It’s a beloved tune for us as a result of we made it throughout a very thrilling level within the album’s creation. It was simple the night time it was made and it’s simple now.”
seeyousoon is a 9-piece group and inventive collective that has been taking off this yr with their spectacular VIDÉ challenge. “It was written throughout a very difficult yr for the group,” they inform us. “Many people have been coping with private struggles and issues at dwelling. The writing course of for the album shortly took on a really cathartic position for all of us, it turned an escape. Throughout that point all of us challenged each other to develop as artists and people. On the finish of all of it, the album turned a mirror for that point and people experiences. It’s our most important narrative up to now.”
seeyousoon additionally broke down what every member does and a few of their influences, so you will get to know the massive collective slightly higher.
Influences: Amy Winehouse, Hiatus Kaiyote, Ciara
Influences: The Roots, Nas, Kanye West
Influences: underoath, Kanye West, Mr. Carmack
Influences: Flying Lotus, Hudson Mohawke, Pharrell
Influences: Pharrell, Scott Mescudi, Methodology Man
Influences: Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West
Influences: Travis Scott, Jon Bellion, Mac Miller
Influences: D’Angelo, Frank Ocean, Andrè 3000
Influences: The Soulqaurians, Bob Marley, Radiohead