Following the success on Gorgon City’s “Ready For Your Love” as well as the release of his own funk-filled pop-R&B track “Every Little Word,” 19-year-old London soulster MNEK is back with “Wrote A Song About You.” The song premiered on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show, and it starts out with just a few piano chords and MNEK’s flawless voice. Suddenly it turns into an infectious ’90s R&B/house dancefloor number, which seems to only further the momentum of the recent house revival movement in the UK.
So, who — or, rather, what — is this tune about exactly? Well, it’s really just a song about writing…a song.
“None of my songs start out to be autobiographical.” MNEK explains to FADER. “In this case, it wasn’t about anyone, it’s more like creative writing.”
If only every creative writing project ended up being this good. Listen to the song below, and keep your eyes peeled for MNEK’s upcoming album, set to be released later this year.
Here’s the single premier