#FeelGoodFriday: KOOLKID – ‘Feelings’

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Scottish singer-songwriter, KOOLKID, has just released his captivating new single, ‘Feelings’, written by KOOLKID himself, alongside Lewis Gardiner (ex-drummer of Scottish band, Prides).

The single is a soaring, modern pop ballad which flaunts KOOLKID’s emotion-drenched vocals with engrossing, forward-thinking production.

“Falling in love with someone who is already in a relationship is never a good thing. ‘Feelings’ is an upbeat pop anthem that is sure to make you reminisce being in this situation,” says KOOLKID. “You know you have certain feelings, but you only want to feel them with that one person, but you can’t. I feel like we can all relate to being in this situation at one point in our lives. I have and that is why I wrote this song.”

The singer hails from Glasgow in Scotland, where he was surrounded by live music from a young age. Since the age of 15, he has been building his musical identity with constant songwriting efforts, as well as cutting his teeth with live performances up and down the UK.

An accomplished songwriter, KOOLKID has penned tracks for some prominent pop acts, including K-Pop icons BTS. The Scotsman co-wrote ‘Mikrokosmos’ from the group’s chart-topping EP, Map of the Soul: Persona. The relationship between KOOLKID and BTS looks set to continue with future releases in the pipeline!

This latest single sees one of the UK’s most exciting, up-and-coming young artists continue to leave his mark in the contemporary music market.

What are your thoughts of this singer-songwriter? Got a #MellowMonday track to recommend us? Please leave your thoughts or song suggestions in a comment or via social media.

Matt – Muzik Speaks
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‘Feelings’ can be downloaded off iTunes now – https://music.apple.com/gb/album/feelings-single/1493801876


#WildCardWednesday: Justin Timberlake – ‘Gimme What I Don’t Know (I Want)’

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This song is my Wild-Card for the week. Why? Well, I recently re:DISCOVERED my love of Justin Timberlake’s vocals and musical style.

The song is the first track on Timberlake’s most recent album, ‘The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2’. 2013 saw the return of Timberlake, after 7 years away from music, with the release of not one, but TWO albums.

This track has a lot to offer; fantastic harmonies, quality Timbaland production, quirky musical elements and sounds which bring the track to life, and jungle-like beats.

There’s something which gives me a thrill about singing the first line of the chorus, loudly in the car; “Now take me to your jungle, I’m not afraid”.

Crank up the volume and enjoy this gem!

What’s your Wild-Card? I’m excited to hear what interesting tracks people are listening to right now!

Matt – Muzik Speaks
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