To kick off 2018, London producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ, Shift K3Y, returned with brand new single “Only You.”
Featuring production, singing, and songwriting from Shift K3Y, real name Lewis Jankel, “Only You” proved another pop-meets-dance hit for the 24-year-old artist that has already clocked in over 850,000 streams on Spotify alone in the month since it’s release. Today, Shift K3Y is unveiling the visual component of the single via the “Only You” official music video.
Out not via Ultra Music and Columbia UK, the visual for “Only You” transports the club anthem to Essaouira. Following a dancer through the streets of the city, “Only You’s” hypnotic sound is only emphasized by the video’s mesmerizing aesthetic that contains both Moroccan city scapes and desert scenery. The video, premiered today by Complex, and the single debuted via BBC Radio 1Xtra as Mistajam’s Jam Hot Record, “Only You” has set Shift K3Y off to a whirlwind start to a new year that holds many more announcements from the artist.
If unfamiliar with Shift K3Y before now, his mastery as a crossover artist has awarded him viral chart-toppers including “Touch,” “I Know,” and “Gone Missing feat. BB Diamond,” as well as releases on taste making labels including Dim Mak, Fools Gold, Night Bass, Ultra and Owsla over the past seven years. Routinely touring the global club circuit, Shift K3Y is a seasoned DJ playing both massive festival stages worldwide and intimate venues from New York to Seoul. In 2016, Shift K3Y released critically acclaimed full-length album, Nit3 Tales, that featured a host of major league artists including MNEK, MJ Cole, KStewart and Chris Lorenzo. Following this release, 2017 saw Shift K3Y add a live show to his resume via a performance with a 12-piece string orchestra in London’s Boxpark Croydon.
Outside of his own productions, Jankel also boasts songwriting and production credits for platinum selling projects with Tinie Tempah, Jess Glynne, and Zara Larsen, as well as production for Stormzy and Craig David, all achieved due to Jankel’s penchant for a hybrid sound that at anytime could combine influences of R&B, Funk, Hip-Hop, and House.