Michael Mayo Releases Latest Single, ‘Lean Back’ 

With Afro-pop rhythms, ‘Lean Back’ is the new single from American singer, award-winning songwriter, music producer, and actor Michael Mayo. The artist’s sound also combines pop and EDM.

‘Lean Back’, set for release on February 4, can be pre-saved here.

Born and raised in Connecticut, Michael Mayo’s songwriting career began when he licensed one of his songs to Cirque Du Soliel’s Volta project. From there he went on to release and write music for Bass Cartel, C Y G N, Michael Roman, Subfer, among others. 

‘Lean Back’ sees the Award-winning Mayo create the perfect party track – the song is filled to the brim with carefree and confident vibes, and with it comes the promise to get everyone up on their feet on the dance floor.

The first verse came to Mayo when he had been attending a party, and from there he came up with a suitable storyline.

Michael Mayo, who cites as his influences the likes of Neyo, Khalid, Plvtnium, YG Pablo and Lil Nas X, is certainly onto a winner with ‘Lean Back’, which is a definite head turner and party starter.

You can find out more about Michael Mayo and his music online on Facebook, InstagramSoundcloud, Spotify, and Apple Music.

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