Tarrus Riley goes soca, again
ON a high from the success of
, his song with British singer Ellie Goulding, Tarrus Riley goes soca on his latest collaboration.
Memory is the name of the song he did recently with soca star Machel Montano of Trinidad and Tobago. It is produced by Anson Soverall, one of that country’s leading producers.
Released in early January,
Memory was done for Trinidad Carnival which starts this month.
It is Riley’s second go at soca. He also appeared on the remix for Trinidadian star Bunji Garlin’s hit song
Soverall has produced a number of hit songs for Trinidad Carnival including
We Pumpin’ by Shurwayne Winchester,
Oh Na Na by Orlando Octave and J Angel’s
Mash It Down.
Riley had a strong 2015 on the back of
Powerful, a haunting ballad produced by electronic dance music heavyweights Major Lazer. The song was a hit throughout Europe.