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Jorja Smith’s Voice Will Make You Forget Everything Else

Listen to her new single with Stormzy, "Let Me Down."

Jorja Smith’s voice is so powerful, it could halve a mountain.

The UK singer’s latest noire-inspired single, “Let Me Down,” is overwhelming in the best ways—from the soaring high notes to the earthy vibrattos. It will leave you in an emotive vice grip.

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The grandiosity of the vocal is matched only by the quite viscera of her writing. “Sometimes, I wouldn't mind if I was less important / But I've got you to let me down,” she sings, fusing despondence and anxiety into a touching hook.

Fellow UK artist Stormzy taps into the somber mood with an introspective verse, taking to task fleeting time and whether or not he deserves a woman “wasting” her love on him. “So girl, don't love me, I mean it / When I say I love you, I mean it,” he raps, echoing Smith’s sentiments to a T.

Following a series of singles, a Drake feature, and 2016’s Project 11 EP, “Let Me Down” is positioned to be the single that begins her breakout year.  

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