After teaming up with Tink for his debut single 'Secret Garden', rising Berlin via Toronto singer-songwriter Sway Clarke II now puts a fresh spin on the song, joining forces with MC and rapper Wretch 32 and Mad Decent producer Jr. Blender. The result of this congress is an intoxicatingly sun-drenched reggae and dancehall rework, keeping Sway's earworm melody at centre stage while Wretch 32 contributes a heady guest verse.
'Secret Garden' is an infectious tune of modern soul R&B and intelligent piano-driven pop which has been quick to pick up accolades from everyone from The Guardian to the New York Times, to Complex and Jay Z's Life+Times and MTV.
Born in Toronto as one of 8 children to a Jamaican father and Cuban mother, Sway relocated to Berlin in 2010 to focus on work as a full time songwriter, becoming immersed in the local music scene. He introduced himself with the track 'I Don't Need Much' which caught much attention online, followed by a main support slot with HAIM on their European tour and being picked up by Zane Lowe as his 'Next Hype' on BBC Radio 1.
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