47SOUL

Jordan Palestine
Electronic Pop Rock Mediterranean Middle East
47SOUL

Watch out! 47SOUL is one of the most promising rising stars from the Middle East and presenting the world their own and unique music genre called ‚Shamstep‘ - a powerful mix of traditional street music from the 'Sham'-region (Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria) combined with deep electronic beats and influences from funk, hip-hop and rock. 47SOUL connects melodies that have been echoing through the Arab World for centuries with analogue synthesizers, hypnotic guitar lines, and verses in both Arabic and English.

Their first hit single “Intro to Shamstep” reached over 4 million views on Youtube and also live 47SOUL are a unique experience since every single show ends in relentless and trancelike dances both on stage and in the (mostly young) crowd.

After founding the group in Jordan in 2013 and releasing the first tracks in the Middle East – the four talented musicians found their new home in London. They already completed four UK festival tours (e.g. Glastonbury, Womad, Boomtown Fair, Bestival) and sold out shows at some of London’s best music venues. In Europe too 47SOUL was able to convince crowds on festivals like Roskilde Festival, Esperanzah, Amsterdam Roots or c/o Pop. Now the first club tour through Germany, Switzerland and Scandinavia is pending.

After the successful ‘Shamstep’ EP, their highly anticipated first album ‘Balfron Promise’ will be released in february 2018. The album and themes are inspired by both modern-day London and the 100 year-old politics of the Middle East which is still influencing 47Soul’s story today. Socially relevant and lyrically clever, ‘Balfron Promise’ covers all elements of a transboundary and pulsating freedom-of-movement music album. We invite you to join us and the band on this exciting journey!

Tourdates

02.02.2018 GB-London Jazz Cafe Camden Tickets
01.03.2018 AE-Abu Dhabi Barzakh Festival
30.03.2018 TR-Istanbul Babylon
31.03.2018 NL-Utrecht Dabke Nights
Tivoli Vredenburg
13.04.2018 CH-Aarau KIFF - Kultur in der Futterfabrik
14.04.2018 CH-Biel Le Singe
27.04.2018 DE-Ingolstadt Weltenklang
Kulturzentrum neun
Videos
  • 47SOUL - Mo Light  | السبعة وأربعين - رفّ الطّير
    47SOUL - Mo Light | السبعة وأربعين - رفّ الطّير
  • 47SOUL "Intro to Shamstep" | "السبعة وأربعين "مقدمة للشامستيب
    47SOUL "Intro to Shamstep" | "السبعة وأربعين "مقدمة للشامستيب
  • 47SOUL - 'Dabeekeh' Live (Palestine Tour 2016) | (السبعة و أربعين - "دبّيكة" (جولة فلسطين 2016
    47SOUL - 'Dabeekeh' Live (Palestine Tour 2016) | (السبعة و أربعين - "دبّيكة" (جولة فلسطين 2016
  • 47SOUL - "Jahrusalem" | Live at the TBA Live Series
    47SOUL - "Jahrusalem" | Live at the TBA Live Series
  • 47SOUL Debut Record : "ShamStep" | Zoomaal
    47SOUL Debut Record : "ShamStep" | Zoomaal
Press
"Egal, wo du herkommst und wo du lebst, lass uns in Freiheit und Frieden zusammenleben. Und feiern. 47Soul sind im Haus."
Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung, 10.09.2017
"Womad is best when it's edgy [...] and nothing summed this up more than 47Soul"
Telegraph Review
"47Soul have crossed over, a bridge from East to West.." "47Soul have crossed over, a bridge from East to West.."
BBC
Discography
Balfron Promise
Balfron Promise
2018
SHAMPSTEP
SHAMPSTEP
2015
Line up

Z the People - vocals & synths
El Far3i - darouka, Mc/Vocals
Walaa Sbeit - percussion, Mc/vocals
El Jehaz - guitar & vocals

Availability

Territories:

Europe

2018 all year
2019 all year
Contact
Nils Kreutzfeldt
Nils Kreutzfeldt
Booking Agent
nils@f-cat.de / +49 30 26 103 29 23
Kora Büttner
Kora Büttner
Production & PR
kora@f-cat.de / +49 30 26 103 29 31

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