Summer Walker’s latest release, Soft Life, is a musical masterpiece that blends R&B and soul to create a hauntingly beautiful experience for listeners. The EP consists of four tracks that explore themes of love, heartbreak, and self-reflection, all delivered in Walker’s signature style.
The EP opens with “Bitter,” a slow and sultry track that sets the tone for the rest of the project. The song explores the resentment that can come from a broken relationship, with Walker singing, “I hate the way you got me feelin’ bitter, bitter.” Her vocals are emotive and raw, conveying the pain and frustration of a lover scorned.
The following track, “Body,” is a sensual ode to physical intimacy. The song features Walker’s delicate vocals over a minimalistic beat, allowing her lyrics to take center stage. She sings, “Your touch is like ecstasy, I’m feeling you all over me,” capturing the excitement and passion of a new romance.
“Waste of Time” is a standout track on the EP, with its ethereal production and introspective lyrics. The song sees Walker grappling with the realization that a relationship may not be worth the effort anymore, with lyrics like, “Seems like I’ve been wastin’ time, tryna make you mine.” Her vulnerability and honesty make the track relatable and moving.
The EP closes with “4th Baby Mama,” a song that showcases Walker’s storytelling abilities. The track tells the story of a woman who is the fourth baby mama of a man who promised her the world, only to leave her with a broken heart. The track is a poignant reminder of the power dynamics in relationships and the consequences of trusting the wrong person.
Summer Walker’s Soft Life is a stunning addition to her discography. The EP demonstrates her growth as an artist and her ability to create music that resonates with listeners on a deep and emotional level. It is a must-listen for fans of R&B and soul music.