Sydney-based R&B artist Melkior is back with a powerful new EP titled ‘A Letter To My Next’, which takes a journey through the ups and downs of past relationships.
Melkior’s second EP, ‘A Letter To My Next’, is his most riveting yet, with high-quality collaborations including one of Sydney’s renowned producers ‘ChunkyLuv’, as well as a beautiful mix of emerging artists. and established on the scene as ‘RISSA’. , ‘Mike Champion’ and ‘Blve’.
Melkior’s work has never shied away from showing his vulnerability, openly offering insight into his navigation of sexuality, sensuality, and issues; Fueled with a mission to bring hope to those who yearn for love, self-acceptance, growth, and diversity.
‘A Letter To My Next’ takes these themes to new heights with the intentional production of showcasing each piece in its own unique depth, not just individually but as an EP as a whole.
The EP begins with the moody beats and velvety vocals of I need you that is immersed in her sensuality, with themes of lust and pleasure. She sets the tone for the rest of the EP, still sounding true to her mission of vulnerability and embracing her raw, unfiltered emotions.
the second track friends with feelings brings in old-school R&B sounds, with pop beats and moody ambient synths. Lyrics that convey the struggles of unrequited love and the frustration that comes from finding your own closure.
Time to time heightens the sensual theme, without holding back from the raw, unfiltered feelings of connection. Melkior delivers a powerful vocal performance with falsettos and melodic tones that draw you in.
The fourth track is Next bringing that attitude, with vibrant rhythms and catchy choruses. With the upcoming BVLE artist on this track offering his smooth raps, adding that extra texture that gives this track an edge compared to Melkior’s lush vocals.
brilliantine speed up the beat with energetic beats and dazzling synths. With an infectious melody line that grabs your attention, it’s a track that offers the undeniable sexiness that Melkior is bringing back to life. It recounts the feelings of attraction and lust in a chivalrous manner, painting a picture of beauty and wonder.
Tonight it slows down again, with darker beats and drawn-out synths. With lyrics that represent the scene of an old love whose spark never went out, with the appeal of sensuality and family connection.
the last track is In the morningwhich is a lush track with smooth beats and smooth melodic textures, bringing those old school R&B elements reminiscent of the 2000s. The lyrics convey the story of a past relationship, with the lustful pleasures of love and problems negotiating for them to return.
‘A Letter To My Next’ is a work that embodies the emotions of those whose souls are meant to be together but are sadly at odds in each other’s hearts. Melkior delivered a stellar EP, which will be an anthem for those who yearn to be close to another for eternity for years to come. He embraces his emotions of desire for connection, with captivating storytelling throughout the EP. Melkior stated that this project has been in the works for quite some time, with some of these songs written over a year ago, making sure that each song was perfect in its own unique way. I, for one, am glad the wait is over and ‘A Letter To My Next’ is available for the world to enjoy.
Listen to ‘A Letter To My Next’ below: