With powerful and fervent vocals, it’s no secret that teen sensation Bailey James has always been in touch with her soulful side. Soul and blues have played a role in developing her sound in the past, but with the release of new single Beck & Call, Bailey continues to bleed creativity and fire into her music, while entering into that space that helped her craft her style. Beck & Call is available on Spotify
, Apple Music
, and all other digital retailers now.
The song, written by Bailey James and Julie Downs, depicts the ups and downs that are felt in an on again-off again relationship. “I was in a super on and off again relationship with this guy, and it was really messing me up inside,” Bailey recalls of the dilemma she was in upon writing the single. “I went into the write that day thinking about this situation and the idea of loving that he was at my beck and call but hating when he wasn’t.”
Produced by Grammy-nominated Matt McClure (Lee Brice, Kellie Pickler, Lindsay Ell, Dylan Scott, etc), “this music has a lot of soul and funk influences, down to the instruments and the way we produced it,” Bailey says of this new music. “I think my music is more me than ever and I’m very happy with it.”
After getting an overwhelming demand requesting more music from her, Bailey is listening to her fans and will be releasing two other acoustic singles six weeks apart after Beck & Call. “I want to give my fans more content more quickly.” Bailey is excited to release the new music she’s been working on as she is honing her craft, defying who she is as an artist and matching the growth she has endured since kickstarting her career years ago.