Dayes Young drops swirling R&B debut ‘Conflicted’

"It's an upbeat record about being honest with oneself while discovering the feelings for what is either a seasonal fling or something very real."
7 April 2022

By Laura Z

Dayes Young has been paving his own way for a number of years before finally discovering a sound that he believes is his own, and we can’t argue. His stylish debut ‘Conflicted’ takes you back to those retro 2000s days when Craig David could do no wrong, and Young has definitely brought an R&B sound that has been missing recently. 

It’s much more than a throwback though, as Dayes implements his clever and meaningful lyricism that sits so nicely above the chilled setting of the track. ‘Conflicted’ is a debut with a story and credence behind it, and we can’t wait to hear more.

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Dayes Young says: “Conflicted” is an upbeat record about being honest with oneself while discovering the feelings for what is either a seasonal fling or something very real. Sexual attraction may be a key element in the outcome.”

“The melody and lyrics came pouring out that drive home. With a cell phone in hand, I hit the voice memo and let it out. The next day at the studio I immediately began putting together the pieces of what is now my debut single “Conflicted”.