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Sauti Sol brings The "Midnight Train" To You

Sauti Sol; Midnight Train Album Launch

Sauti Sol; Midnight Train Album Launch

Following the successful debut of "Midnight Train", East Africa's reigning boy band Sauti Sol came together to produce the ultimate virtual experience to commemorate the launch of their 5th studio album.

Given the current global circumstances, the eminent boy band devised a brilliant way to bring the Midnight Train to their fans through a virtual live concert which fell nothing short of spectacular.

Sauti Sol - Midnight train

Sauti Sol - Midnight train

The exhilarating journey through the spectacle of Sauti Sol begins with the "Intro", set in a train garnished in vintage ambiance and acoustic melodies before transitioning to a well articulated stage set evidently exploring themes of Afro-futurism right down the artists statementing oufits.

Sauti Sol manage to give an immersing experience giving the fans the closest inkling to that of a live concert. From crisp sound, a well synchronized band, harmonious vocals with the help of background vocals from Xenia Manasseh and Lisah Oduor, mesmerizing visuals, not to mention the piercing guitar solos  from Polycarp Otieno and enjoyable choreography, the group of talented performers did not miss a beat.

Intro to Midnight Train

Intro to Midnight Train

The all inclusive VIP experience was an elating roller coaster of emotions as the stars gave exemplary performances of each track on their latest album. From major hits such as "Suzanna", "Disco Matanga", "Rhumba Japani" and "Brighter Days" to more somber moods such as "Insecure", "Nenda Lote" and "Sober" as well as  a few seamless mash ups of some of their biggest hits over the years including Live and Die in Afrika, Short and Sweet, Kuliko Jana and Melanin.

The extravagant virtual experience also incorporates stellar performances from artists like Bensoul and Nviiri The Storyteller who are signed to Sauti Sol's record label, Sol Generation.

Sauti Sol

Sauti Sol

The future of live performances is changing around the world and it is duly refreshing to see that Sauti Sol are ahead of the curve. All without losing their  authentic East African tradition which continues to permeate the motherland and beyond.

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