You may recognize Sampha‘s velvet voice from his past collaborations with SBTRKT, Jessie Ware, and Drake. After five years of giving his all to others’ special projects, Sampha has kindly released Dual, a beautiful debut ep full of a few small samples and three emotional tracks. What Sampha possesses in his songwriting and performance is an unmistakable feeling of old soul and r&b that recaptures the warmth of a memory and the vulnerable loss of what is still left.


can’t get close

can’t get close

can’t get close

to you


Enjoy Jacques Greene‘s upbeat reworking of Sampha‘s Can’t Get Close. Courtesy of LuckyMe Records Advent Calendar.

MP3: Jacques Greene – Can’t Get Close (Sampha Edit)

Artwork by Ruben Ireland

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