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Sons Of Zion - Single Review: Come Home

19 Jun 2019 // A review by Jason Peters

Come Home is the latest single by rising stars Sons Of Zion, coming off the huge success of previous single Drift Away. This new track sounds a lot like the rambunctious older sister to Drift Away.

With a tropical upbeat summer pop vibe, commercial radio stations will lap this one up and with its slick production and catchy soulful vocal delivery it’s easy to see why.

I really dig the sparse and crisp production on this song, the vocal harmonies work very well and aren’t overcooked, traditionally these guys have used reggae and roots to paint their canvas but now they have expanded their palette to include electro pop and folk elements and I think it’s a nice fusion that sets them apart from other bands of similar ilk. Another solid release by this talented Auckland 6-piece.

Rating: ( 4 / 5 )
 

About Sons Of Zion

With their fusion of reggae, heavy rock, dub and funk, the Sons of Zion are a six piece crew based in Auckland. Their live stage presence has captivated audiences all over the country with their infectious sound, a mixture of reggae groove with melodic vocals, phat dubb bass lines and heavily distorted guitar rifts… there’s something for every musical taste within their original set.

Since their 2007 New Zealand Music Month debut, the Sons Of Zion have continued to build momentum in the NZ music industry and have stamped their unique sound locally at festivals such as Parachute, Native Noise Waitangi Day, Maoriside Tour and the 2008 V8 Super Cars just to name a few.

Although the group are fairly new on the roots scene they’ve already been scouted out to share the stage with some of the country’s best loved roots acts including Kora, Katchafire, The Black Seeds, Cornerstone Roots, Opensouls and House Of Shem.

Visit the muzic.net.nz Profile for Sons Of Zion

Releases

Vantage Point
Year: 2018
Type: Album
The Jukebox Suite
Year: 2017
Type: EP
Universal Love
Year: 2013
Type: Album
Buy Online @ Mightyape
Sons Of Zion
Year: 2009
Type: Album

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