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Loria Boban - Funk Lover Soldiers - Live In Studio

By Mike, 21/08/19

London singer-songwriter Loria Boban presents new Live Video of her song “Funk Lover Soldiers”.

Release: 30th of August, 2019 on YouTube (& Facebook/IGTV). 

Loria Boban independently releases the second Live In Studio Video; "Funk Lover Soldiers” on the 30th of August. Her song pays homage to the classic sound of funk with a steady groove combined with a contemporary twist and interesting arrangement.

“Funk Lover Soldiers” was written in 2016, following a series of major events that shifted the face of global politics as we know it. Loria Boban explains “it reflects on the current state of affairs; and how politicians these days tend to lord power over the people, neglecting the power every individual has over politics”. With this song sparking a movement of change, Funk Lover Soldiers provides the soundtrack to a worldwide push to give the voice back to the people, “with a little help of Peace, Love & Harmony.” 

Lyrics Extract:
“We’ve come to save you from this world, but we will need you to trust in our words. We gon’ break all of the chains that’s keepin’ you trapped in this crazy game, with a little help of Peace, Love & Harmony. We gonna put this world to shame, but we ain’t doin’ it for the fame, and the nasty leaders will take the blame.”

It’s a protest and coming-together song. Loria Boban hopes to mobilise a positive attitude that we’re all stronger as a team with peace, love & harmony.


Listen to “Funk Lover Soldiers” on the EP “Moving House”

The video which she has co-produced, co-directed and co-edited, Funk Lover Soldiers was recorded on the 24th of March 2019 at Bell Studios in London by Jake Jason Read. With a team of 28 people makes it Loria’s biggest production to date. The song was mixed by Sam Brawner in LA, California and mastered by Jules Gulon. 


Video credits: 

Producers: Loria Boban, Jonna Gronlund & Jess Averbeck 

Directors: Loria Boban and Will Nash 

Assistant director: Tom Attwood. 

Video editors: Loria Boban and Sean Hemsworth. 

Logo designer: Loria Boban 

Colour editor: Jess Averbeck. 

Audio Post-Production: Marco Casaluce 

Audio Mixing: Sam Brawner 

Audio Mastering: Jules Gulon. 



Lead Vocals: Loria Boban

Drums: Ricardo Danin

Bass: Eugene Rocque

Percussion: Adam Wadecki

Electric Guitar: Sofie Veie

Keys: Jerold Chu

Alto Saxophone: Maciek Czarnecki

Trumpet: Joe Prescott

Tenor Saxophone: Jonny Yeoman

Trombone: Yusuf Nacin

Backing Vocals: Miranda Ohman, Kirsty Grant, Bonnie Heaton


About Loria Boban

Born and raised in Sweden, singer-songwriter Loria Boban has gained an unprecedented following in London’s live music scene in the past couple of years by pioneering a new-wave “funky-soul” sound that can best be described as a fusion of funk, soul, R'n'B, rock, and rap. Her raw, lyrical-heavy music has been compared to the unorthodox style that made Prince, Erykah Badu, and Alicia Keys timeless artists. 

Her six song debut EP “Moving House” was independently released in November 2018 and features collaborations with Gianluca De Gisi on drums, Eugene Rocque on bass, Sofie Veie on Guitar, Jonny Yeoman on keys and Miranda Ohman on backing vocals. Loria showcases her undeniably unique style with her debut EP, while broadcasting her mission statement: spreading Peace, Love and Harmony. “Moving House” demonstrates one simple fact: the sky’s the limit for Loria Boban’s musical creativity.

For more information and EPK visit www.loriaboban.com 

Peace, Love & Harmony

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Steve White


Just saw her at Victorious Festival in Southsea-brilliant! A breath of fresh air amongst the average sounding “bigger” acts.....

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