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Afro-French Cuban musical duo Ibeyi have dropped their new single, Recurring Dream. The track was written and composed for writer-director Ed Morris’ feature film debut How To Stop A Recurring Dream.
The duo began working with Morris in 2014 on their debut music video, River. Continuing to collaborate on another two visuals, Morris’ debut film will feature Ibeyi’s original piece of music, alongside previously released music from the duo’s catalogue. Starring Ruby Barker (Marina Thompson in Bridgerton), the film won Best Feature and Best Actress at December’s British Urban Film Festival.
Ibeyi are Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Díaz, the twin sisters are currently working on their third studio album. Their critically acclaimed, eponymous debut album (2015) earned the twins fans and collaborators in some of the most iconic artists of today include Beyoncé, Alvin Ailey, JR, and Chanel, a result of Ibeyi’s uniquely, captivating blend of Yourban music with modern jazz, soul, and hip-hop. The duo released their critically-acclaimed sophomore album Ash in 2017, which featured appearances from Michelle Obama, Kamasi Washington and Meshell Ndegeocello.
Recurring Dream is out now! Listen to the track below.