Since the young age of just 19, Belgian producer Francis Groove has always looked to merge soulful RnB with a strong house vibe. Looking to bring a more imitate direction to the usual club environment, the producer has found success around the world with his multifaceted sound, giving him a style that separates him from the usual crowd and sees him grow evermore into his own melancholic yet infectious guise.
And with his latest single Can’t Wait currently racking up the streams around the world as we speak, we decided to sit down with the beatmaker to find out more about where his inspirations come from and what he plans to achieve throughout his career.
You have always looked to add a soulful groove to house music. Can you tell us what inspired you to create this kind of music?
My background and the music that I grew up to, which was listening to rare groove, RnB, soul; artists like – Terence Trent Darby, Michael Jackson, James Brown.
Your new single ‘Can’t Wait’ saw you collaborate with Nd Friends. Can you tell us the story of how you came to work with them?
All the people in Nd Friends are friends and part of Glagla records in some way, and we wanted to join forces to create something that has a bit of everybody who shares this soulful vision…and this song was the result!
Many of your other tracks in the past have also been collaborations. Do you find it easier to work with others when making new music?
I find it more enriching to work with others and it allows different visions to come together for the same objective.
What are your plans for the rest of the year?
To prepare my first EP, to go on tour, and to expand the reach of my music.
And finally, do you have some ultimate dream you would like to achieve as a musician?
To win a Grammy for the best dance track.
Francis Groove’s new single Can’t Wait featuring Nd Friends is available to stream and download. Have a listen to it below.