GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Brian McKnight modernizes “Fall 5.O” with subtle auto-tuning and R&B smoothness.
“ All the new tracks were collaborations between me and my sons.
” Brian McKnight
The song is from the forthcoming album Just Me (available July 12), a two-disc set that includes a full studio album and a bonus live disc. McKnight says, “For me, one of the greatest things about this album is that all the new tracks were collaborations between me and my sons BJ & Niko. Under the name C.A.T.S., we wrote and co-produced these tracks with a sound I think the fans are going to love.”
One thing is for certain, the cross-decade mash-up sound effect on “Fall 5. 0” is enchanting. Instead of cycling around a formulaic R&B beat with a melodic passage, McKnight tracks cycle through abstract movements. The result is that McKnight comes off feeling fresh and confident in his new role as a neo-soul troubadour.
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