“I Just Wanna” – KALI

KALI’s latest single “I Just Wanna” is a throwback tune that channels 1980s nostalgia with a modern indie-rock flair. Showcasing the artist’s unpredictable musical style and perfectly orchestrated vintage sounds, this is a song that demands a top spot on your summer playlist.
“I Just Wanna” builds with a rhythmic arpeggiation before powerful, striking synths enter with a glowing presence. KALI’s voice is sweet and breathy as she sings over a muted rhythmic synth melody. The instrumentation is perfectly supportive until the chorus switches into an upbeat syncopation that adds an additional layer of texture to the already intriguing track. KALI sings “I don’t wanna wait, I just wanna start over again” before the second verse builds with decorative melodies that create an unpredictable and dynamic soundscape that keeps you guessing until the end.

At just 16 years old, this Los Angeles-based artist is set to release her debut EP Circles on May 7th . With incredible talent and a knack for capturing complex emotions with seemingly simple, memorable lyrics, KALI is undoubtedly headed for a meteoric rise to the top of the charts. “I Just Wanna” showcases KALI’s incredible voice, creative and complex production, and unique throwback sound that’s all her own. Once the song ends, you’ll just want to start it over again.

Written by Katrina Charles

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