Paulo Mendonca (SWE)
The Funk Rock King of Sweden is back. His latest single release, ”U Got 2 Believe” already has 1.6 million streams on Spotify.
In 1991 he released his first album ”Respect My Aim” and the success was a fact. Followed by ”Different Phases” in 1993 with hit songs like ”If You Want My Love” and ”Just In Case” (more than 5 million streams on Spotify). His third album ”11PM”, which sold over 250.000 units in Japan, was released in 1995. He went on to create a major publishing company in the UK, Phrased Differently, together with Hiten Bharadia.
For seven years he collaborated with artists like Craig David, Miley Cyrus and Jessie J. In 2013 he returned with his fourth album - ”Does Anybody Wanna Funk”. After 4 albums, hundreds of thousands in record sales and millions of streams it is time for the first taste of his upcoming album.
The first single ”U Got 2 Believe” is now available on all digital platforms. It ́s the classic Mendonca sound combined with new heavy rhythms to be seen in both the production as well as the lyrics. This time he collaborated with Peter Iwers who played with In Flames for 20 years to keep on adding dimensions to the creations. The upcoming album is set for a fall release.