Simi is making her return with brand new single ‘Stranger’
The track unveils a stunning vocal performance from the afro-pop singer, detailing her struggles against the influence of love and passion. Released via Simi’s own independent label, Studio Brat, ‘Stranger’ takes the shape of a ballad, momentous and moving with its big drums and piano keys.
The multi-disciplined songstress has become a leading force in the next wave of Nigerian music, accumulating over 1 billion streams worldwide. Across 5 critically acclaimed projects, Sim has carved her own lane which navigates between a more rhythmic, commercial sound. ‘Stranger’ lands the artist on a more stark and stripped back production, encouraging the artist to push her fluttering range further. Arriving alongside cinematic visuals, the track pushes Simi into new sonic territories, written, composed and engineered by the artist herself.
Set to join Alicia Keys on her North American ‘Keys To The Summer’ tour this July, it’s an offering that’ll translate effortlessly across a global crowd.
Speaking on the track’s key themes, Simi details: “The power of love renders you powerless, and may the heavens help you, if you’re powerless for someone undeserving. Is it love when it transforms you so strongly, you find you’re becoming different from the person you always thought you were – the person you thought you were capable of being. Is it love? The song is about love that changes you for the worst”.
Tune in now.