Slowthai has shared new single ‘feel away’, a collaboration with James Blake and Mount Kimbie – watch the video under.
The observe was teased yesterday (September 14) alongside an emotional tribute to the Northampton rapper’s youthful brother, Michael John.
“today is the anniversary of my baby brother passing,” Slowthai stated in a social media publish. “this is one of the biggest days of the year for me and my family, and with my whole heart I can say I’ve never missed anyone as much as I miss him, I know you’re looking down on us everyday with your smile.”
Speaking of the brand new track, Slowthai added: “This song is about the doubts we have whether it be within friendships, your partner or with our family. It’s about putting yourself in the other person’s shoes so you have a better understanding of the situation.”
Watch the video for ‘feel away’ under.
Reviewing ‘feel away’, Music News wrote: “Slowthai’s choice to yield the ground to Blake and Mount Kimbie — a confirmed highly effective partnership — is a sensible one, with the meant poignancy of ‘feel away’ partly being achieved by the rapper’s aware dialling down of his earlier want to be the loudest one within the room.
“A new chapter of the bumpy Slowthai story has begun, and his willingness to take a step back and let the music do the talking on ‘feel away’ could prove to be its first masterstroke.”
The new track follows three tracks Slowthai has launched earlier in 2020, within the type of ‘Enemy’, ‘Magic’ and ‘BB (BODYBAG)’, the final of which was co-written by Blake and Mount Kimbie’s Dom Maker.
The new materials follows the rapper’s 2019 debut album ‘Nothing Great About Britain’, which Music News labelled “authentic and honest in all its garish glory”.