POSTAAL – City Lies Ft Jelani Blackman
With City Lies, French-British production duo POSTAAL have finally established the launch of their debut EP, AA1, which happened on June 3rd and contains the previously released smashing singles Burnin’ and (Taking My) Freedom, alongside two remixes of the latter two by Catchment and Clément Bazin.
Backed by deep piano chords and nocturnal electronic, City Lies takes the forthright lyrics of Dennis about the disturbing reality he saw when he moved to Paris from London – “I’m talking about what shocked me when I relocated in Paris: misery in the street, migrant encampments. he said, continuing “In London, it’s the total opposite; everything has been cleaned, put out of sight” – and mixes them with Jelani Blackman’s perspective on the city’s condition: “The city is what you make of it / You’re the master of your own destiny.”
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