Valencia James – Friend I Can’t Keep (Spotify)

“A pure bliss of vocals and electronica in "Friend I Can't Keep" from Valencia James. Solid prodiction which caught your attention in first seconds with signature vocal pop style of Valencia and explodes to a colourful harmonic electronic synth groove. From the tracks you are in hurry to open shazam to add it in your collection.”

Sydney-based Valencia James is back with a new single “Friend I Can’t Keep”. Back out of the shadows after her debut EP Light & Shade and in the midst of a pandemic, Valencia now dives into more playful soundscapes while retaining her brand of edge and sarcasm.

Valencia has previously been featured prominently on online media such as Earmilk, Idobi Radio, and VarianceMagazine.
“Friend I Can’t Keep” signals a new era for Valencia James, aligning EDM influences with her signature dark-pop voice.

Reviewed by Nagamag on September 4, 2020