“Be My Lover” is a song you HAVE TO LISTEN to!
The intensely moving song would make you leap up from your seat to the dance floor. The song which was recorded live at Coke Studio is by Nigeria’s pop sensation Cynthia Morgan and Ethiopia’s talented Henok Menari, and it is an interesting fusion of pop, ragga and R&B.
“Be My Lover” is a request for romance from a love-strung individual. The real attraction in the song is Cynthia. Her bare-knuckle ragga in the song is a gift to lovers of music.
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The songis produced by Nigeria’s skilful producer Masterkraft, and it begins with a strong intro ragga from Cynthia and then a call-and-response of the duo singing, “will you be my lover”. The lyrics is intimate and it easily turns the song into what lovers can sing to themselves: “You should take me home/If you just show me Lagos/Let me take you home/Let me show you Addis”, sings Henrik.
“Be My Lover” was first performed on the ongoing Coke Studio Africa 4 during the fourth episode. The song is capable of dominating emotions and getting you right on the dance floor.
Our Verdict: This scores high on melody and would not only take you to the dancefloor, but will keep you repeating the bridge.