Mars and .Paak came together earlier this year for “Leave The Door Open,” a warm and fuzzy tune that topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Since then, Silk Sonic has showed its stuff onstage at the Grammy Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, and BET Awards.
“Skate” turns “Leave The Door Open’s” smooth retro-soul flavor down the dial toward the disco station, with fluttering strings and breezy come-ons (“You smell better than a barbecue!”) locating an effect similar to Mars’ Unorthodox Jukebox hit “Treasure.”
Silk Sonic’s debut studio album, An Evening With Silk Sonic, is said to be on the way.
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