Composed of Lisbon’s Indian Joy and Tornada, smart electro-pop duo Violent Shakes, shares a taste of smoothly ultramodern production, hued by Latin vibes, via their fetching debut track called ‘Take Me Like a Drug’.
On the inspiration behind the song, the boys reveal…”‘Take Me Like A Drug’ came to life whilst jamming on a ukulele and right away it had this raw and natural bounce that got us hooked. We envisioned this ethnic/conceptual pop soundscape so we “dressed” it with sounds from very different ethnic backgrounds. It started with this typical African kizomba beat, then we added oriental percussion and Arabic strings. It’s a song about self-empowerment and sexual freedom which is (or should be) a universal transcultural issue…”