Bedouin Get Lost in Deserts Of Space On 'Wastelands': Exclusive

Christian Lamb


They say outer space is the final frontier, but inner space can be just as mysterious. Brooklyn-based trip-house duo Bedouin has the perfect groove to help you explore your mind, body and soul. It's called "Wastelands," and it's the lead single from the duo's forthcoming two-track EP of the same name. 

The nearly-eight-minutes long "Wastelands" unfolds like mountains through morning mist. Shapes and sounds emerge from murky moods to build sonic skyscrapers of the future. It features vocals from Bedouin's Rami Abousabe, lyrical metaphors about mankind's burdens and triumphs.

"Wastelands’ is a special one for us that carries a message about the journey of humanity," Bedouin member Tamer Malki tells Billboard Dance. "‘Flamma' was made with the dance floor in mind, using live percussive elements with a Hurdy-gurdy lead played by Guilhem Desq who flew from Toulouse to London to record last winter.”

"Wastelands" is bundled with a second, more percussive track called "Flamma." It's out on Crosstown Rebels Friday, Nov. 9, but you can listen to it below a day early, exclusively on Billboard Dance


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