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Bennie (Won't Dance) with Me ft. meadowship @Strawberry Swing Music (Currently Listening to Series)

Artist Spotlight “Strawberry Swing - Bennie (Won’t Dance) ft. meadowhip @strawberryswingmusic We love great swing music so check out their music journey and support!

Collaborating with Cara Walkam, aka meadowhip, the indie-pop group Strawberry Swing creates retro-inspired magic on their newest single “Bennie (Won’t Dance)” out June 10. In just two minutes and 39 seconds, the song transports listeners into a jukebox haven and is intentionally reminiscent of pop icons from decades past. The song is the first in which Mark Griffin (drums, lyrics) and Nima Dehghani (keyboard, vocals) co-wrote together. Combining their talents, Griffin describes the song as “a bit of a tongue-in-cheek conversation with the audience.” He explains that they were “acknowledging the fact that modern audiences love listening to classic tunes” and wanted to add to that in a reimagined way. “We’re saying, ‘Hey, we’re like those guys with a modern twist so come and dance to our music too!’” The two joke that despite the song incorporating a lively and vibrant swing section, the addition had nothing to do with the eventual name of their band.

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