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Listen to A*M*E "Find A Boy" featuring Mic Righteous [Exclusive Premiere]

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After serving up deliciously effervescent pop ditties like "Ride Or Die," "Play The Game Boy" and "City Lights," pop newcomer A*M*E switches gears and makes a steep left turn to introduce an adventurous new sound on her new single "Find A Boy" that features Mic Righteous. 

Written by none other than British superstar Emeli Sandé and Naughty Boy, "Find A Boy" unveils a whole new side of A*M*E that neatly showcases her versatilty and firmly positions her as one of the most exciting new talents to emerge on the British pop scene this year.

To the uninitiated, A*M*E was born and raised in Sierra Leone, the war-torn nation in Africa where she lived until the age of 8. It was the timeless pop of groups like Backstreet Boys and *NSync that helped her cope with her dire environment and was the one thing that she could always rely on. Her family fled to the U.K. where A*M*E started school and quickly thrived. She started her own DIY fanzine, fronted a girl band in high school and sang solos in her school choir that sparked her ambition to pursue music professionally.

The fresh new sound of "Find A Boy" is solid proof of A*M*E's appetite to break out of the mold and take people by surprise with her music. Marked by a majestic, mildly menacing string arrangement and a stomping groove courtesy of producer Naughty Boy, "Find A Boy" is wildly unorthodox rave-pop confection that is dominated by A*M*E's chase for something bigger, bolder and better. "No more sad and no more lonely, find a boy and make him love me," she raves full of sass. "Find a boy with lots of money. he can keep me, he can spoil me. First make sure he can afford me." 

Rising Margate hip hop star Mic Righteous adds some spit and shine to the tune, and offers some words of advice. "You're looking for the bright one. You will get to find love in the nightclub," he raps. "Want to find a boy? Want to find a girl? First, go find yourself." But when it comes to finding a hot and happening new pop tune, look no further. A*M*E delivers just the kind of sweet and crunchy pop hits are made of. (A*M*E featuring Mic Righteous "Find A Boy" will be released inon July 23.)

May 30, 2012 | Permalink