Ahead of the Nov. 23 launch of her long-awaited second studio album Phoenix, Rita Ora is exhibiting her followers that she is able to extra than simply pop jams. Today (Nov. 15), Ora has launched her new single “Velvet Rope,” a easy, slowed-down R&B jam a couple of scorned ex-lover left questioning how her relationship collapsed.
Gone are the thundering beats and synthesized melodies of the 27-year-old singer’s earlier songs, now changed with a easy piano melody, a refrain of background singers and Ora’s personal vocal prowess.
“Where did it go, the love that we shared?/Guess we'll by no means know/Is it hidden behind that velvet rope?/While I'm standing alone out within the chilly/Where did you go?” she croons on the brand new observe.
Listen to “Velvet Rope” under.