The newest era of electronic music has provided us with novel melodic experiences, case in point – the cross-pollination of genres. Some genre-bending works better than others, but with the evolution of technology, musicians have been able to balance unique sounds and fuse genres together that were once mutually exclusive. English singer, song-writer, rapper, and producer Timothy Lee “Tim” McKenzie, better known as his stage name Labrinth, just released a superb example of what this era of genre-bending can bring.
Following his signature sound of the first single Let It Be from his second album Take Me to the Truth (TBA), Misbehavin’ begins with an electronic buzz and semi-hyphy intro. Which leads you to assume the song will be of a more EMD style, but when the beat kicks off, Labrinth’s vocals come in with a gospel vibe that is of pleasure and surprise. His distinct vocals and unique production make it impossible to overlook in the newest Apple Watch Series 3 + Apple Music commercial:
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