The UK RnB talent Aiva has put her old-school pin on the classic “it’s not you, it’s me” excuse in sensual new number ‘Skin’. Inspired by the likes of Etta James, Sarah Vaughan and Amy Winehouse, Aiva’s outpouring of honesty is an instant classic.
The grounding bass, evocative guitar and funk-driven rhythms create a smokey, jazz bar vibe; we can imagine the clinking of ice and hushed conversations as Aiva takes centre-stage. Accompanied by an 8 piece live band, Aiva’s soulful and natural voice is undoubtedly the star of the show.
“Skin is my truth, written melodically with no filters so it means the world to me. I feel vulnerable yet inspired to share my struggles and imperfections as a woman in a world where perfection is promoted. For a while I was a stranger in my own skin and I had to share that to help anyone that might be feeling lost too.”
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