By Vasco Dega
All-round performer and emerging R&B star OpenSoul has unveiled his latest offering, Could Have Said. Produced by Luke Burr, OpenSoul boasts an intricate and lo-fi inspired soundscape. Dripping with style and charisma, Could Have Said, knows no bounds and follows no rules as it effortlessly blends together trap influences with classic R&B vocals.
Opening with delicate synths and big hi-hats, this incredibly catchy dreamlike track captivates from the very off. Drawing from his own experiences with relationships, the deeply personal and relatable lyrics are a beautiful and heart wrenching listen.
When asked what Could Have Said meant to him, OpenSoul explains: “It is a look back that typically happens at the end of relationships. It’s a break up song.”
Could Have Said is a delightful and emotive track that showcases the understated power in OpenSoul’s emotional delivery. With endless talent and boundless potential OpenSoul could prove to be one of the most exciting artists in the R&B scene this year.