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Natives’ ‘Stop The Rain’ combines an arena-worthy chanting chorus with Arabic drum beats


Natives are described as a ‘tribal pop quartet’ hailing from the New Forest in the U.K. After releasing their debut album ‘Indoor War’ back in 2014 Andy, Greg, Jack and Jim are back with their new track ‘Stop The Rain’, taken from their forthcoming 20-track concept album.

After premiering on the Independent last week, ‘Stop The Rain’ has already notched up an impressive 100,000 views and counting.

 

Combining an arena-worthy chanting chorus with Arabic influenced drum beats, this is guaranteed to get your feet stomping.

The video sees the band in a variety of picturesque settings in Morocco, which proved influential on the band’s upcoming second album. Speaking about the experience Jack explained, ‘“Our love for percussion led us to Morocco, a Muslim country where the Arabic East meets sub-Saharan Africa. We instantly fell in love with the rhythm of the place, from the main squares to the mountains, everything had a beat. We met Berbers in Agadir, where drumming circles are a part of everyday social life and were captivated by the way rhythm was used to bring people together and tell stories. This idea, coupled with the welcoming warmth of the culture formed the heart and soul of ‘Stop The Rain’.

Download ‘Stop The Rain’ on iTunes, here.