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Nilüfer Yanya: SXSW 2018

Nilüfer Yanya (right) with saxophonist Jazzi Bobbi (left) at Hotel San Jose (photo by Gus Phillipas/WFUV)

Nilüfer Yanya (right) with saxophonist Jazzi Bobbi (left) at Hotel San Jose (photo by Gus Phillipas/WFUV)

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Nilüfer Yanya's hooky, instantly likeable song “Baby Luv” has been a big breakthrough for this young Londoner, who recently signed with ATO Records in the States, and she's opened for The xx and Mitski.

Drawing from a range of influences, Yanya's voice and guitar style are fresh and unique. It’s no wonder why she’s been added to the NPR Slingshot initiative as an artist to watch, and FUV was lucky to catch up with her at Hotel San José for this performance of her latest single, "Thanks 4 Nothing," joined by saxophonist Jazzi Bobbi.

[recorded: 3/14/18]

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