Alt-R&B sensation Alina Baraz has unveiled her latest single, “Keep Me In Love,” a poignant exploration of the enduring nature of love. Released independently, the track beautifully captures Baraz’s distinctive ethereal sound and lyrics that delve into the depths of longing and connection.
Produced by Dante Jones of THEY. and Sol Was, “Keep Me In Love” paints a picture of Baraz’s desire to find a partner who can embrace and reciprocate the love she offers. With her characteristic vocals as delicate as autumn leaves, Baraz expresses her yearning for a love that endures, echoing the sentiment that it’s not just about falling in love but staying in love.
“I need to believe / That there is someone / Someone keep me, keep me in love / I need it for me,” Baraz sings, her voice encapsulating the dreamy essence of the track. “Keep Me In Love” arrives just as cuffing season approaches, inviting listeners to reflect on their own desires in future relationships.
Baraz shares that the inspiration behind the song came from contemplating whether someone could reciprocate the love she pours into her own heart. The song beautifully captures the longing for a love that remains, resonating deeply with those who yearn for a lasting connection.
This single marks Baraz’s return since her 2021 EPs, Moongate and Sunbeam, following her 2020 solo debut album, It Was Divine. While Baraz hasn’t officially announced a new project, the release of “Keep Me In Love” suggests more music is on the horizon.
Baraz is set to perform at H.E.R.’s Lights On Fest in Mountain View, California next month. The festival, taking place on September 16 and 17, will feature a stellar lineup including H.E.R., Jazmine Sullivan, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Kiana Ledé, and more. As fans enjoy the enchanting vibes of “Keep Me In Love,” they can look forward to Alina Baraz’s continued musical journey and the promise of more captivating tunes to come.