Shura Returns With Smooth Love Song ‘BKLYNLDN’: Watch


Shura is again with a brand new easy, synth-pop love tune “BKLYNLDN,” launched Monday (March 11) Secretly Canadian.

The Manchester, UK, native’s slow-tempo monitor is the primary style of her second album following her 2016 debut Nothing's Real. In the brand new tune, Shura sings a few long-distance love, exploring the romantic longing via the modern-day lens of “apps, texts and anxiety-inducing silences.”

“So you're coming over, Brooklyn to London/ Though I didn't count on it, now we're mendacity in my mattress/ Coming over, Brooklyn to London,” Shura sings on the refrain over groovy violin- and piano-driven melodies.

In a press launch, Shura described the brand new tune as an encapsulation of her summer time, as she was the one to maneuver from Brooklyn to London to be along with her girlfriend. “With ‘BKLYNLDN’ I wished to discover having each a sonic and lyrical evolution,” she acknowledged. “It’s about need -- taking part in with the concept of it being all consuming and at instances overwhelming.”

She then defined the deeper that means behind the lyrics. “It begins with the immediacy of bodily need -- 'this isn't love' and but because the tune unfolds that sentiment begins to unravel; I'm clearly in love and as a substitute of my girlfriend coming to London, I find yourself shifting to Brooklyn,” Shrua added. “I wished to seize that reversal musically and the ultimate part of the monitor encapsulates my summer time, that feeling of skipping via Brooklyn, holding palms with my girlfriend and singing out loud, with out caring about how ridiculous you may look to the remainder of the world."

Along with the audio, the 27-year-old artist launched accompanying visuals directed by Woman’s Hour frontwoman Fiona Jane Burgess. The blue-hued clip is a recreation of Rodin’s basic art work, “The Kiss,” with feminine topics to “challenges the viewer to see the true essence of romantic love between two folks, regardless of their gender.”

Listen to Shura’s “BKLYNLDN” in her music video under.