we had not seen coming.
Succesduoen Phlake has released their latest singles in collaboration with singer Mercedes the Virus, but it has been something of a mystery who was actually behind the mysterious name of the artist.
It turns out that it is more than surprising is Phlakes own frontman, Mads Bo Iversen, who has given voice to the Mercedes of the Virus.
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the Singer's vocals are still been worked to ugenkendelighed in the study of Phlakes the second half, producer Jonathan Elkær.
I sat messing with the Mads’ vocals with such a plugin, where you can manipulate the voice. I came by chance to ‘pitch’ a relatively deep sung vocals up an octave, and then we got the big feeling of how much it actually sounded like a woman and not just as an effect, tells Jonathan Elkær about the discovery.
the Singer was immediately on the:
- I jump rarely in the couch when we are in the studio. Jaah, I have damn enough never really done it before. But when I heard my voice as Mercedes, so I was the same up in the couch and jump and say: 'What the hell is going on! It is because of the insanely. Is it me?!' When I get such a response, it is because there is more to download. It can be anything, " says Mads Bo Iversen.
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Friday publisher Phlake the album 'The Illegal Download of Your Soul', where the phenomenon of the Mercedes, the Virus appears on all songs.
Phlake at the Roskilde Festival in the year 2017 - on the evening of Friday gives succesduoen gratiskoncert on eb.dk. Photo: Per Lange
There is meaning to the madness, believe Mads Bo Iversen:
- We have indeed created a kind of alter ego for me, who has done, that blue has come some different aspects, since the songs is actually duets, and in many ways is written as a kind of dialogue between two people. It has been hugely inspiring to shape the songs to be able to dive down in the texts on the way.
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the Duo dubbed the Mercedes of the Virus already in 2018, and they have decided not to change the name, despite the fact that, as you know, is another virus in circulation at the moment.
'The Illegal Download of Your Soul is Phlakes third album with the laid-back R&B. the Group's debut, 'Slush Hours' from 2016, was on the album list in the 91 weeks, and toeren, 'Weird Invitation', went number one the year after.
the Cover of the Phlakes new album, which has received the title of 'The Illegal Download of Your Soul' and contains 13 tracks.