The modern multicultural music collaboration with the rather odd moniker, POSDUIF, has just released their highly anticipated new single, making it a hat-trick for the band this year!
LAAT VAL DIE WATER, which the band describes as “just having such a cool vibe”, boasts what is already becoming POSDUIF’s trademark positivity and distinct sound.
According to the band, the song is about hope and getting through hardships by believing in the future of South Africa as opposed to spreading negativity. “There is so much talk surrounding the brain drain and the mass exodus of people fleeing the country,” says guitarist and vocalist Nick Jordaan. “LAAT VAL DIE WATER is a song about being the light and setting the example for those around us. We live in a beautiful country and we need to stand together no matter our race, culture or religion. We are all facing the same hardships and we will reap the rewards when they are resolved.”
Written by Jordaan and bandmate James Boland and produced by Brendan Campbell, with the help of Hugo Ludik and Vaughan Gardiner (Muse Productions) on the final mix, LAAT VAL DIE WATER is about inspiring positivity and encouraging hope. “The song really hits home for me,” explains Jordaan. “People have this assumption that the grass is so much greener elsewhere and are willing to leave behind something incredibly special that they may never find abroad.”
Formed in 2018, POSDUIF made its debut earlier this year with the single Brandy Special, which has racked up more than 300 000 views on social media, followed closely by their second single, Een Vir My which just received a Bokkie nomination for Song of the Year by Bok Radio. The band has also been nominated as Band of the Year by Bok Radio. The Bok Radio “Bokkie Awards” will take place at Grand West Casino on 6 October 2019.
The group consists of members of the popular band RUBBER DUC – Jordaan, Amiel Gopal (bassist), Sheldon Sham (saxophone player), Leeroy Sauls (drummer) and Brendan Campbell (producer and lead guitarist) – with the addition of Boland as lead vocalist.
Boland explains what makes the six-piece band unique: “We all have different influences, ranging from Gospel and pop to Jazz, and we have different tastes, ideas and come from different cultures. However, we share a passion for music and a desire to showcase the positive side of life, particularly in South Africa. We are truly a multicultural music collaboration.”
The band is currently working on their first album. “We are spending a lot of time in studio, writing and recording and preparing our album. We are very excited about the sound and direction it’s taking,” says Boland.
As with Brandy Special and Een Vir My, LAAT VAL DIE WATER is sure to have a wide appeal. This feel-good track will not only put listeners in a good mood, but will also inspire them to sing and dance along to its unique South African beat.
The single will be available on all digital platforms from 30 September 2019 and the music video will also be released soon.
POSDUIF will also be performing at Weiveld in Pretoria on 12 October 2019 and promises to bring an energetic performance to the stage like only they can! An experience that any music lover must definately not miss! Tickets are R70 per person and can be purchased from Ticketpro. There will also be tickets available at the door. Doors will open at 19h00 and the show will start at 20h30.