Philadelphia-based artist and producer Lukey joins forces with K.eena for their joy-inducing comeback release 'OCEANA', which implores listeners to let themselves go.
The addicting 'OCEANA' weaves together elements from different styles and scenes to create a genre-fluid track, both smooth and well-rounded. It bursts with rich production and cool melodies, flavoured with R&B, glistening synths and indulgent vocal textures to create a timeless sound which is bright and uplifting. Mesmerising vocals from Lukey and fellow Philly-native K.EENA blend like a dream to create a lush soundscape, delicate in places and climatic in others whilst the funky danceability of the production sets the perfect scene.
The release brings listeners back to a golden age of songwriting, one not categorized by overly complex lyricism but rather a universal call-to-action. The song’s infectious hook puts it best:
“Don’t just stand there! Why don’t you let yourself go?”
Lukey says on the track,
“Within these times of lockdown and uncertainty, I’ve felt the collective longing for a good dance with the homies - while cliché, I recall those trashed-apartment, tequila-infused nights of undergrad and letting go to Daft Punk, Rihanna, and Toro y Moi. So yeah, this song begs you to dance. K.eena and I plead: just let yourself go!”
'OCEANA' marks the artist’s first single of 2021 and serves as a quick reminder to why fans have so eagerly awaited his return.
Lukey is the stage name of Filipino-American artist and producer Lucas Geniza. The musician is a true multifaceted talent, finding unprecedented success across multiple genres and production styles. Over the past year, Lukey has worked on refining this sound, and in 2021, is poised to present it to the rest of the world.
Since debuting in 2016, Lukey continues to build a decorated resume that includes over 2.3 million global streams and placements on Spotify’s coveted Soultronic, Fresh Finds, Fresh Finds: Indie, and Fresh Finds: Pop playlists. After a year of self-care and refelction, he enters this new chapter with a noticeably matured sound.
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