London-based singer/songwriter and artist Mo Brandis emerges onto the solo artist scene with his infectious, funk-laden debut release ‘Undercover’. Watch here
Blending soul, R&B and pop, Mo’s effortlessly charismatic vocal and tone strikes bold comparisons to the playfully serious abilities of Justin Timberlake or MNEK. The first release from his forthcoming EP of the same name, ‘Undercover’ is a snappy, glorious introduction to the kind of infectious music that we can expect from a major new talent.
Co-written by Mo, Bea Munro and producer Harry Shadow, it’s a joyous, groove-laden throwback to classic pop gems whilst maintaining an undeniable modern flavour – with the kind of chunky groove and natural funk that wouldn’t feel out of place on an Anderson Paak record.
Mo Brandis himself has already garnered Top 10, platinum and gold releases as a songwriter in ten different countries, touring over 35 countries over the last few years as part of the soul/ funk act Incognito. Now coming through with his debut solo material, Mo proves he’s equally adept to making hits himself.
Speaking on the track, Mo states: “‘Undercover’ is about a girl I was friends with for 5 pretty painful years before we finally started dating.” Mo laughs. “She was in a long relationship, so I had to play it cool, but every time we saw each other I always kind of zoned out, trying hard to concentrate…”