James Bay isn’t able to let go. On Thursday, the singer launched the breakup single “Give Me the Motive” about that feeling of being on the verge of letting go of somebody, whereas in search of any excuse to present it one other strive.
The video follows the singer and his band as they carry out the emotional observe in entrance of a setting solar. “I can’t stand to see these tears in your eyes/We must be dancing like we did that evening,” he sings. “Give me the rationale to present it yet another shot/And I’ll give all of it that I bought.”
In a press release, Bay mentioned of the music, “It’s about that second whenever you really feel just like the solar is starting to set on a relationship, it’s concerning the battle to remain collectively. I would like it to blow up with power once I play it reside. It’s about feeling your coronary heart beat quick and love racing by your veins.”
The brand new observe from Bay — produced by Gabe Simon and co-written with Foy Vance — is about to look on his upcoming album, due later this yr. The document might be his first since Electrical Mild in 2018. The newest music he launched was “Chasing Stars,” a collaboration with Marshmello and Alesso. He additionally contributed to the soundtrack for the TV sequence Making an attempt, releasing “Funeral” with Maisie Peters.
Bay will be part of The Lumineers on 9 dates of their upcoming stadium tour this fall.