Kamal. Kicks Off The Year With Defiant New Single ‘Essential’

Harvey Marwood

By Harvey Marwood

Harvey Marwood

13 Jan 2023

North-West London musician Kamal. is on a rapid trajectory and 2023 is certain to accrue further accolades across the board. At just 20 years old, multi-instrumentalist Kamal. is Ivor Novello-award nominated, Billie Eilish co-signed, has collaborated with Dave, and amassed an awe-inspiring 225 million streams.  

New single “essential”, produced by frequent collaborator J Moon lands with the news of the forthcoming ‘so here you are, drowning’ EP – which is set for release on March 17th 2023. “essential” is tinged with Kamal.’s usual romantic sentiment; however it focuses on the ending of a deep love – a love that you thought was essential. Lyrically, it explores the emotional aftermath of a breakup; a time for clarity and welcoming the release from a co-dependence and an all encompassing, if not overwhelming connection.

Watch the visuals for ‘essential above :