Jai Paul – Jasmine

In 2010 Jai Paul got everyone all excited with ‘BTSTU’, a gorgeous slice of sonic wobbliness with a killer tune and a perfectly fragile vocal. Two years and no music later, he’s back – with another gem in ‘Jasmine’. Plenty of people have made this kind of music in the intervening period – many of them very successfully: but, on this evidence, there is still room for Mr Paul.

It’s music for late nights, in a Weeknd sort of way, and it’s hard to dislike the inventive rhythms and catchy hooks which flow through this one. Little is known about the artist, which may be deliberate (‘Jasmine’ is coming out on XL): either way, we just hope he’s here to stay this time.

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4 thoughts on “Jai Paul – Jasmine

  1. […] that provoke intrigue cause a stir. Take Burial’s long-standing penchant for anonymity, or Jai Paul’s relentless avoidance of the […]

  2. […] Gomori’s recently been in the limelight for taking on Jai Paul’s brilliant ‘Jasmine’ too. If you’ve not heard it, have a listen […]

  3. […] 3. Jai Paul – Jasmine: When Jai Paul released his second ever record in April, a lot of people got very excited. Was this finally going to be his year? Sadly not, as we still await a third – but in the meantime ‘Jasmine’ remains one of the most compelling tracks of recent times. […]

  4. […] exciting, and it’s something of a killer. Speaking of the previous singles, enjoy the former here and the latter below. They really are […]

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