Jonas Blue Drops Another Epic Banger With Raye-Assisted “By Your Side”
Jonas Blue landed an international hit with a dance update of Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car” in 2015 and then backed it up earlier this year with equally successful original, “Perfect Strangers.” The UK producer now makes it three radio-ready bangers in a row with “By Your Side.” It’s a little moodier and darker than his previous hits and that’s reflected in the video, which finds a scary blond woman dancing in a desolate winter landscape before hitting a partly submerged rave. (Just go with it).
“By Your Side” is also shaping up to be something of commercial breakthrough for rising singer/songwriter Raye. In addition to voicing Jonas Blue’s latest banger, she is busy promoting her new EP. The 18-year-old made waves with viral hit “Ambition” and really caught my attention with “I, U, Us.” Charli XCX co-wrote the hypnotic track and even directed the video. Need more Raye? She’s releasing the video for EP highlight “Shhh” tomorrow. Expect to hear a lot more from her in the next 12 months.