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Jordan Rakei: What We Call Life [Ninja Tune]

Jordan Rakei’s fourth studio album “What We Call Life” is his most personal release to date. On the ten track release, he opens up about dealing with his anxieties through therapy. In addition he comes to terms with his parents divorce from years ago to finding love. The result of Rakei bearing his soul is arguably his best album to date. “Unguarded” is a beautiful ballad intertwined with alluring strings and synths. “Send My Love” is an up-tempo groover that glistens with warm synth arrangements. On “Wings”, Rakei merges rugged guitar grooves with spacey electronics. Through it all Rakei’s honey toned falsetto shines ever so brightly and provides pure joy. Whether it’s his Dan Kye alias, numerous guest appearances or his solo projects, Rakei’s star status continues to rise. There’s no doubt you’ll get swept away by these glorious compositions.