24-year-old Gabrielle Current returns to the forefront of moody, bedroom R&B-meets-pop scene with her newest track “Down The Line,” due out next week.
In “Down the Line,” gorgeous melancholic piano reels you in and soon after, Current’s silky and nostalgic vocals follow. The broody melody quickly evolves as the tempo shifts in the chorus and gives us some classic ’90s throwback feels. Current muses on the importance of independence and self-love as she hums the poignant line “I’m satisfied with being on my own.”
Gabrielle shares, “‘Down the Line’ definitely set the tone for this project. It was the first song I wrote for the EP and all the songs that followed are really just extensions of the struggle I felt during that time. It’s a reflection of my ability to process change and experience the freedom that comes with it. It was through the letting go of a familiar relationship that I gained an independence and a type of freedom that could only come from me.”
Proclaimed as a “stellar talent” by tastemakers like This Song is Sick, Earmilk, Indie Shuffle and numerous others, “Down The Line” is a strong follow-up to Current’s highly praised singles “Plenty” and Undercover” and bound to put the rising act on your artists-to-watch radar in 2021.
“This sultry new tune has everything you could want from a proper slow burner.”
“tasteful sensibilities and stellar talent make it clear that Gabrielle Current has musical maturity beyond her years” -Earmilk
“hits the sweet spot between pop, jazz, and R&B.” – Neon Music
“soul-steeped weightiness.” – Indie Shuffle
The Los Angeles born-and-bred Gabrielle grew up surrounded by the arts. Having spent much of her childhood and teen years modeling, Gabrielle was exposed to the creative industries at a formative age and spent her free time at a weekend performing arts school. After high school, Gabrielle discovered the magic of songwriting. Littered with metaphors and poetic structure, Gabrielle’s authentic and raw lyricism is at once refreshing and relatable.
Current has worked with notable producers including FINNEAS, Kaskade, Cassian, and Felix Cartal and her voice has reached the ears of millions. Now she is stepping out as an artist in her own right. Additionally, she’s worked with notable producers Mark Pelli (Sabrina Claudio, Shakira, Jennifer Lopez) in LA, and Charlie Perry (Jorja Smith, BTS) in London and her forthcoming debut EP was created in collaboration with Austin Brown (Hablot Brown).