Capturing the attention of everyone with his breathtaking singles, Sekou has released his highly anticipated debut EP titled "Out Of Mind" featuring a previously unheard single "Forgiving Myself," as he continues to impress with his captivating vocals and soulful melodies, showcasing his range and proving that he cannot be pigeonholed into one genre.
Produced by Sounwave, "Forgiving Myself" is a contemporary and unexpected track that demonstrates the versatility of Sekou's repertoire solidifying his status as one of the most exciting emerging artists in the UK with a unique sound that defies categorisation.
Marking a new era of sound for Sekou, the 5-track EP "Out Of Mind" serves as a perfect introduction to his artistry, showcasing the variety and depth of his music. From heartfelt ballads to spirited tracks, Sekou explores different aspects of his musicality, delivering a unique auditory experience for his fans.
Opening with the emotionally charged previously released "Better Man," produced by Yakob, this astounding piano-led song blends heartbreak and redemption, highlighting Sekou's powerful vocals. While ballads are his forte, Sekou also shines on more elevated and poppier tracks. "Forgiving Myself," produced by Sounwave, brings a light and optimistic sound to the EP, showcasing Sekou's ability to pivot in different musical directions. Adding more depth to the project with the jazz and R&B-infused "Be With You," produced by Sounwave and Cirkut, Sekou demonstrates a strong vocal performance as he explores the complexities of love and loss. Sharing his thoughts on the EP he said;
“I wanted to have creative freedom on this and do something different from what I've done before. I loved having control over the kind of sound I wanted to make, the people I wanted to work with, and the tracks on the project – it was freeing and allowed me to be honest. I'm excited for people to listen to this EP and understand me more as an artist. While ‘Better Man’ showcased my vocal ability, this project shows my range, and what I'm truly capable of.”
"Out Of Mind" is a stunning coming-of-age project that highlights Sekou's incredible talent and versatility. With a mix of soulful ballads and up-tempo tracks, the EP showcases the variety in his sound. Sekou's deeply personal and relatable lyrics cover themes of love, heartbreak, redemption, and self-discovery.
As a visionary, Sekou is involved in every element of his artistry, ensuring a seamless and considered creative process. Sekou is carving his own path in the music industry, one track at a time.