Mahalia – Sober

You may have already heard her voice in Rudimental’s anthemic track We The Generation, but Mahalia is just more than a beautiful voice. The Leicester-based alternative soul artist has started penning love songs at the age of 12, released her first acoustic EP Head Space at 14 (and another one in 2015) before dropping the genre-bending mixtape Diary Of Me last year.

Now 19, she has returned with a new single titled Sober, a song that puts together her freshness and warm vocals with classic R&B vibes à la Lauryn Hill into a groovy yet soulful melody framed by a flawless production. The song comes together with an official video, about which she said: “This story is totally about the morning after. Thinking about the night before – all the mistakes you made, all the muddled texts you sent. I always talk about how this song is a representation of realising a situation is not good for you and getting yourself out of it. This is me waking up and smelling the roses. Now that I am sober…

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