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Hayden James’ Signature Production Twist Is At Fever Pitch On ‘Just Friends’

The accomplished and revered producer, Hayden James, is back with his new single, Just Friends. Following his platinum-awarded, GRAACE-featuring single, Numb, his new jam is classic bouncer of soul-inspired cues.

Forever driving those sumptuous bass lines, Just Friends features the irresistible vocal ability of Boy Matthews. Hayden James doesn’t shake up his formula too much, which, in this instance, is a good thing. After a growing list of instant hits—Something About YouJust A Lover—James’ groove-tastic production style is still at a fever-pitch.

Diving head first into sample territory, James rides a vocal sample into a looping, danceable melody underneath Boy Matthews’ taste-making vocals. Keeping the momentum rolling, James adds guitar into the already delicious funk mix. Once that chorus hits, summer vibes roll in thick and fast.

Hayden James doesn’t have any Australian live dates planned this year, so far. In the meantime, he’ll be touring around America and Europe. Stream Just Friends below.

Written by Jake Wilton