London-based R&B sensation Gaby K has gifted us a soul-stirring treat with her latest single, "What Have I Done," set to drop on September 28th. In this mellifluous track, Gaby K draws inspiration from an eclectic mix of musical legends, including Amy Winehouse, Jessie Reyez, and Amber Mark. This amalgamation of influences, coupled with her unique blend of R&B, soul, and pop, results in an emotionally charged sound that's as raw and moving as it is catchy.
Already making waves in the music scene, Gaby K has garnered recognition from esteemed sources like BBC London, Wonderland, Gigwise, Earmilk, and more. Her lyrics are a window into her world, and in "What Have I Done," she delves deep into the human experience of making mistakes and finding empowerment through them.
When asked about the song's inspiration, Gaby K revealed, "I wrote it when I was going through an extremely sad and lost time in life and just angry at myself. I remember just sitting on the sofa with a glass of wine and thinking the only way I can really have a proper outlet is to write a song about this situation that has made me feel like this, and I did."
The core theme of "What Have I Done" explores the complexities of making mistakes and learning from them. It serves as a powerful reminder that, regardless of who we are or where we are in life, we all err and grow from those experiences. Gaby K's poignant lyrics take us on a journey of self-reflection and acceptance, as she confronts her own choices, alluding to the universal truth that sometimes, we can't help but chase fleeting moments of happiness, even when we know the outcome might be painful.
In her own words, Gaby K summarizes the essence of the track: "This song is scolding myself and saying, 'Look what you've done, you knew this was going to happen, but you did it anyway, and we all do, that’s just life.'"
"What Have I Done" promises to be a soulful, introspective masterpiece that explores the depths of human emotion and resilience. With Gaby K's captivating voice and heartfelt storytelling, this track is sure to resonate with fans of Jorja Smith and Jessie Reyez, as well as anyone who appreciates soulful R&B with a pop edge. Mark your calendars for September 28th, because this is one release you won't want to miss.