South African alternative rock duo Arno Carstens and Darkstar have teamed up on various projects over the course of the past decade. Great news is that they’ve released their first single entitled “About Your Body”.
With over 20 years experience as a multi-instrumentalist, live performer, composer and producer, Kevin Leicher (Darkstar) has played an iconic role in the South African music scene, both on stage in bands like Plum, Henry Ate, Odball, Bird Tribe, Diesel Whores and Even Flow and offstage, behind the desk in his sought after recording studio Darkstar Productions.
Platinum selling, award winning, singer-songwriter Arno Carstens has released 11 albums; 5 as lead singer of Springbok Nude Girls, 1 as part of Electronica project Bhelltower and 5 as a solo artist. He’s had over 20 top ten singles, won 5 SAMA Awards and performed at some of the most legendary international music festivals including Isle of Wight, Glastonbury, V Festival and Hard Rock Calling.
Now that you’ve taken in all the info, have a listen to their first single, “About Your Body” below:
This song is a great example of what can happen when two icons of the SA Music industry work together. I could write an elaborate explanation about WHY I like this song, but I can sum all that up in two words: “It ROCKS!”
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