“Nope.” proves Gaby K to be a true force to be reckoned with.
Gaby K – Nope.
Gaby K delivers a powerful statement on the navigation of relationships with “Nope.”. Her lyrics cut right to the bone offering a poignant insight in how relationships can drain when they are not right. Beats on the track serve as the perfect punctuation to her statements, with each verse increasing the sense of tension. The slinky groove works perfectly alongside her powerful voice. The melody here feels effortlessly fused with the beats themselves, giving it an almost tropical cadence at times. Best of all the whole of the piece possesses a unique physicality that feels completely beautiful to behold.
Beats immediately establish themselves for the song gets started quickly. Layers are added into the mix giving it a unique density. The kaleidoscopic range of the piece comes from those soulful keys that enter into the fray almost floating on by as if in a wonderous haze. Small nods to jazz inflections feel perfect, right before the hooks settle and neatly combine with her masterful flow. Her storytelling has a genuine honesty to it for the way she explores a flawed and ultimately failed relationship adds to the overall poignancy of the piece. For the final stretch, she gets real with the listener making the sound even more intimate in a great burst of energy.
“Nope.” proves Gaby K to be a true force to be reckoned with, featuring a lyrical prowess and an ear for infectious hooks that linger in the mind long after the track has ended.