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REVIEW: Jonas Blue ft. William Singe - Mama out on Positiva / Virgin / Universal

The UK’s biggest global breakthrough artist of 2016, Jonas Blue, has today unveiled his new single ‘Mama’ feat. Australian singer/songwriter and YouTube sensation William Singe.  Platinum hitmaker Jonas’ latest release coincides with the start of his debut European tour, which sees him visit Cologne, Amsterdam and Paris with a full live band, finishing off with a headline show at London’s Heaven next Wednesday 10th May.

‘Mama’ flaunts a hooky marimba melody and rumbling snares, underpinning Singe’s striking vocal performance.  Jonas co-wrote ‘Mama’ with Ed Drewett (Little Mix, One Direction, Olly Murs) and Sam Romans (Disclosure, Mary J Blige, Alicia Keys).

Jonas comments: “Mama is a song about that period of your life when you're young and carefree, without stress, bills and problems and all you care about is having a good time with your friends every day and night!” 
Official Lyrics
Where should we run to
We got the world in our hands and we're ready to play
They say we're wasted 
But how can we waste it if we're loving every day 
I got the keys to the universe so stay
With me
Cos I got the keys babe

Don't wanna wake up 
One day wishing that we'd done more
I wanna live fast 
Never look back, it's what we're here for
Don't wanna wake up 
One day wondering 
Where'd it all go
Cos we'll be home before we know 
I wanna hear you singing 

Hey Mama don't stress your mind 
We ain't coming home tonight
Hey ma we're gonna be alright 
Dry those eyes
We'll be back in the morning 
When the sun starts to rise 
So Mama don't stress your mind
So Mama don't stress your mind

Mama, Mama, Mama
We ain’t coming home tonight
Mama, Mama, Mama
We ain’t coming home tonight

Where should we run to
We got a ticket that takes us wherever we like 
We got our problems 
But just for the minute let’s push all our troubles aside
Cos we got the keys to universe inside
Our minds 
Ye we got the keys babe
Having sold almost 13 million singles and been streamed two billion times, Jonas Blue is now ready to build on his monumental success in the coming months.  His debut single, ‘Fast Car’ became 2016’s biggest-selling single globally from a British debut artist and earned him two BRIT award nominations – ‘British Single’ and ‘British Artist Video’. Jonas’ second single ‘Perfect Strangers’ picked up Platinum sales awards around the globe while his third release ‘By Your Side’ helped launch the career of rising British artist Raye.   Overall, Jonas Blue sold more singles in the UK last year than Clean Bandit, Ellie Goulding, Olly Murs and Zayn Malik.  He was also the only artist to have two songs included on MTV’s global list of most played videos in 2016.   Alongside these accolades, Jonas has just been announced as the next VEVO LIFT artist of 2017, following in the footsteps of Sam Smith, James Bay, Years & Years and Rag N Bone Man.

Collaborator William Singe has rapidly taken the game by storm, leaping from 100 Facebook followers to 3 million in a matter of months.  Singe’s career took off as he showcased his vocal talent through video uploads to YouTube and Facebook which have now accumulated over a billion views.  William is also a live act to be reckoned with having done twelve tours in the past year, all of which have sold out - over 150,000 tickets sold in total.  Last year saw Singe release his debut single ‘Rush’ in February which was met with critical acclaim. With his massive growth, William has become one the most talked about artists online in 2017.

Set to become this year’s summer anthem, it’s certain that ‘Mama’ will to add to the excitement surrounding Jonas Blue.

Dimitri Kechagias review:
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 [item value="10"]Beat and Rhythm[/item]
 [item value="10"]Basslines and Groove[/item]
 [item value="10"] Melody [/item]
 [item value="10"] Synths [/item]
 [item value="10"]Vocals and Lyrics[/item]
 [item value="10"]Breakdown[/item]
 [item value="10"]Climax  / Drop / Crescendo / Pay off moment[/item]
 [item value="10"]Intensity, Drive and Energy[/item]
 [item value="10"]Sound-design and Arrangement[/item]
 [item value="10"]Overall Atmosphere[/item]
 [item value="10"]Goosebumps / Shivers moments[/item]
 [item value="10"]Emotional affinity and heartfelt moments[/item]
 [item value="10"]Originality and Inventiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]Dancefloor Efficiency / Festival Arenas Effectiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]Radio Friendly[/item]
 [item value="10"]You can’t get this memorable track out of your head[/item]
 [item value="10"]It has potential to become an anthem or a classic[/item]
 [item value="10"]Jonas Blue feat. William Singe - Mama [/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Jonas Blue continues his golden pathway to success with his top notch single Mama feat. William Singe on vocal duties. The track is absolutely incredible with tropical house vibes, xylophone melodies, trumpet riffs, piano melodies, deep haunting basslines, chunky wobbly grooves, feel good drums and rhythm that you feel instantly inside your veins and make you want to stop whatever you are doing and to start booging, bouncing and shaking 24 hours non stop. It's summer hit guaranteed dedicated to all Mama's of this world who are the most precious person for our lives.  Jonas scores another instantly adorable track. #PureGold Love IT [/content]

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