Following a milestone sophomore year since the projects 2022 inception, global afro-house collective &friends jumps into the new year with a dynamic collab single with Montreal based producer Del Arte, featuring vocals by Forrest.
“Everyday” is a smooth and sultry delivery of poignant piano melodies, soothing vocals from Forrest, alongside a thoughtfully arranged percussive production. Incorporating signature elements of downtempo, amapiano, and organic house, the single is grounding, soulful and contemplative.
Igniting a sense of anticipation that sets the stage for a journey of self-discovery, “Everyday” sweeps listeners up in a wave of sonic euphoria. The single’s infectious rhythms create a vibrant, irresistible soundscape that invites listeners to revel in the beauty of the present moment. Brimming with duality, “Everyday” can equally symbolize the difficulties and obstacles that we encounter on a daily basis, and evoke determination to overcome challenges.
Sharing on his vocal contribution, Forrest says, “Everyday” came from both a melancholic yet hopeful place. Every day I get tangled in a very social & hectic digital online presence while dualistically striving to excel – working towards a place where I could have a bit more peace, and a bit more balance.”
The original production is accompanied by the release of a remix from Morrocco born, Montreal based rising star Lilya Mandre. Having recently signed to &friends inc., the young producer’s style exudes effortless effervescence. Her distinctive flair and emotive energy permeates through her remix of “Everyday” and is sure to continue resonating with listeners as continues her journey with &friends.
Most recently, &friends released their full-length remix album celebrating the group’s seminal track “Ode Ireti”. With amplifying global voices, and providing a platform for new and emerging artists as a primary prerogative, the remix album featured 13 remixes from emerging producers around the world, some of whom had never seen their music officially released before.
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