I am in love with the new single from 16 year old (are you kidding me -16?) Chicago songstress KAEYRA. While this is the first thing I have heard from her (Which I’m pissed about) I will for sure be keeping tabs.
The lead track from her new 7-track album of the same name, “Fountains of Gold“, is an emotional tune rooted in R&B blended with a touch of Soul. Behind the stellar vocal performance, there are lingering feelings of pain, longing and loss perfectly delivered to hit you deep. The lyrics are accessible enough to resonate, but metaphorical enough to make you think.About the track KAEYRA says, “Fountain of Gold is about an unhealthy relationship. What I had in mind while writing it is how I changed myself for someone because i thought that would grow our love. After sitting in the studio and writing this song with my ex boyfriend, we realized this related to us on a personal level and that is why it was so easy to write this song“.
While the production remains low key, it is clean and dynamic – perfectly fitting for the vocals, which deserve the room to shine. Seriously… power, range and precision, this is one of my favorite vocal performances of late and I can’t get enough.
Keep an eye out for the official video dropping soon and check the full project below.