Bottle Down

Rawiri James

A haunting, mid-tempo R&B cut about heartbreak.

Addict... Author... Artist... These are just some of the words used to describe Rawiri James and never was this more apparent than on the lead single from his debut solo album.

"I'm sitting in darkness and it's silent," he sings resignedly against haunting synth notes. "Now I'm going once more to the store, I'm a bottle down, again."

A mid-tempo R&B cut about the punishing reality of heartbreak, Rawiri James paints images with words while his cool baritone vocals build melismatically to the bridge-break crescendo that is as deeply effective as it is impressive.

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