YAZ is adept at operating in a digital environment. Part of a generation who treat the web as something akin to their front garden, the North West London artist hit YouTube while still a teen, her simple knack for communication built a huge audience.
Ever eager to change and evolve, YAZ has taken this creativity into music. Bops such as ‘Anymore‘ and her debut ‘Mr Valentine‘ staked her claim, fusing pop, soul, and club tropes from London system culture.
New single ‘Overgrown’ is a fantastic return, with its UKG engine powering a soulful chassis, with YAZ delivering her most distinctive vocal yet. Toying with pop appeal, she works in her own lane, resulting in something truly infectious.
A carefully finessed piece of pop-soul, ‘Overgrown’ nods to those early 00s greats, while still grappling with its own identity. The sound of a young artist operating on their own terms, the new single is a mark of the freedom driving YAZ forwards.
‘Overgrown’ is about moving past a situation you thought you’d never be able to forget. When that person you once felt dependent on isn’t in your life anymore, and you can look back on how you’ve grown since, it’s a really empowering feeling.
Tune in now.