MJ Cole
A deft, piano-driven, openly emotive return...

MJ Cole and Kojey Radical partner on new single 'Soak It Up'.

The veteran producer is currently working out of The Gin Factory in London, a studio space that has become a hub for new voices and fresh talent.

Striking up a partnership with Kojey Radical, the pair sketched out a few ideas, finding common ground between them.

New single 'Soak It Up' is the result, a piano-driven track that utilises some open, emotive lyricism from man-of-the-moment Kojey Radical.

MJ Cole explains...

"Emerging first as an instrumental, 'Soak It Up' grew surprisingly quickly. Improvising at the piano always leads somewhere fruitful for me. The original piano recording was noisy, but in a good way with the sound of the piano hammers and fingers on the keys really suggesting a warm, cosy musical situation."

"The track starts out with a home-made sample and opens out into vocals from Kojey Radical which describe an ongoing relationship in turmoil. There’s love in the song but also recognition of the gripes and annoyances on each side. It was a real vibe putting it together."

Tune in now.

Catch MJ Cole at the following shows:

29 Leeds Headroom House

1 London XOYO

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