Jessie Reyez has a one-of-a-kind voice. She’s only continued to blow me away since her debut and has done it yet again with her new single “Far Away.” This new track will appear on Reyez’s forthcoming album via FMLY/Island Records due at the beginning of 2020. The song comes along with a powerful, politically-charged music video directed by Peter Huang. She asks fans to help with the immigration crisis in the US by supporting one of the organizations listed on her website here. Enjoy!
Attachment. Attachment to someone is both something beautiful and something painful. Imagine finally finding your home in another human being but they’re stuck on the other side of this rock we’re all on. You’re left wanting nothing more than a hug -their hug- that simultaneously feels like a pillow and a drug. Somehow when they hurt, you hurt, when they smile, you smile. This is love suspended in animation, before it’s tainted by reality (because eventually all hearts break again) but in this moment, neither of you are running from one another- it’s only water and borders and God keeping you apart. Water and borders and God keeping you from home. This is pre heart break; when both sets of lungs are still working and when you miss them and they miss you back- and you feel each other even when you’re far away.