Kele shares new track ‘Nineveh’

Lifted from his forthcoming album ‘The Waves Pt. 1’.

With his eagerly-awaited fifth solo album ‘The Waves Pt. 1’ arriving on 28th May via his own label, KOLA Records / !K7, Kele is giving us the latest taste of what to expect, sharing new track ‘Nineveh’.

“With all the time spent at home last year I spent a lot of time thinking about the people that are no longer in my life, people that I have left behind,” Kele explains. “This song is an ode to that idea - the realisation that, however hard it is, sometimes you have to move on. Although there is much written about the sadness of relationships ending (be they romantic or platonic relationships), there can be something quite empowering about saying ‘enough is enough’ and drawing a line in the sand. I wanted to try and express that somehow in the music. There is an undoubtable sadness in the first half of ‘Nineveh’ but that sadness is turned into pure exhilaration in the second half of the song, like a proverbial weight being lifted from one’s neck. It ends in a place of optimism.”

Have a listen below.

‘The Waves Pt. 1’ Tracklisting:
1. Message From The Spirit World
2. They Didn’t See It Coming
3. The Way We Live Now
4. How To Beat The Lie Detector
5. Dungeness
6. Nineveh
7. The One Who Held You Up
8. The Patriots
9. Intention
10. Smalltown Boy
11. From A Place Of Love
12. The Heart Of The Wave
13. Cradle You (Bonus Track)

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