The cross-pollination between musicians +2dB and Ali Aiman occurred when the latter performed an unplugged version of the duo’s single ‘Islands’ on #FlyFMStripped. They later performed their collaborative track ‘Cheap Perfume’ on the same radio acoustic series — and unsurprisingly to our relief, the live performance was akin to the polished recorded version, which is very good indeed. Commingling with the downbeat arrangement is the languorous trumpet, the brassy notes complementing the tone of the song, the claps of the drum machine, and the bounce of the electronic beats. Here, we also discover that Jeannie Lee and Ali Aiman make up a dream duet pairing — their gentle voices compatible and harmonious.
Take a listen below: