Los Angeles duo Emotional Oranges have dropped the groovy new single “Bonafide” featuring soul artist Chiiild.
The new track is “about a genuine unwavering love,” Chiiild said in a statement. “Withstanding the good times and strengthening during the bad.”
Emotional Oranges were “listening to a lot of Sade and The xx” at the time they made “Bonafide,” they revealed in a statement, and it shows—especially in the light-touch sonics and soothing vocals.
They added, “I wanted to make something that felt like it could score that iconic Black Swan mirror scene. Once we got locked in, Max from slenderbodies helped bring the idea to life in a couple hours. Getting the Chiiild vocals on the hook was the cherry on top—we’ve been looking for the right song to do together since tour.”
“Bonafide” follows the duo’s collaboration with Channel Tres, “All That.” Both are expected to appear on Emotional Oranges’ upcoming Juicebox project, which will follow their 2019 tapes The Juice: Vol I & II.
Groove to “Bonafide” below: