Award-winning artist Jamila Woods returns to the music scene with her latest track, “Boomerang,” a sneak peek from her upcoming album, Water Made Us. Co-authored by Woods alongside Nao, Grades, and George Moore, the song is characterized by an entrancing synth-driven arrangement.
Adding a romantic touch to the lyrics, Woods expresses, “I’m giving you it all or nothing at all / I’m waiting for your call and hoping you fall for me.” The song echoes themes of love and longing, subtly weaving a connection between the singer and the listener.
Woods masterfully intertwines the playful and carefree essence of the track within its accompanying music video. The visual narrative is ingeniously depicted in reverse, showcasing Woods’ journey from a laundromat to a stylish bar setting, where she transforms into an alluring outfit. The video culminates with her captivating performance at center stage.
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Delving into the inspiration behind “Boomerang,” Woods shares that the song explores the complex nature of relationships that resurface throughout one’s life. It delves into the magnetic pull one feels towards someone and the mixture of emotions that accompany the uncertainty of future interactions.
The music video’s creative execution is enhanced by its reverse filming technique, which was meticulously shot at the renowned Chicago Magic Lounge. Recognized for its unique ambiance and concealed spaces, the venue provides a backdrop that complements the video’s theme. The choreography, both innovative and challenging, was directed by the talented burlesque artist Po Chop.
As fans immerse themselves in “Boomerang,” they’re treated to a glimpse of Woods’ artistic evolution. The track serves as a tantalizing preview of her upcoming album, “Water Made Us,” which promises a captivating exploration of her musical prowess. The album’s diverse range of tracks reflects her ability to seamlessly blend various styles and genres.
For enthusiasts eager to experience more of Jamila Woods’ musical journey, her album’s tracklist and cover art provide a tantalizing preview of what’s to come:
“Water Made Us” Album Tracklist:
- “Tiny Garden” Feat. Duendita
- “Practice” Feat. Saba
- “Let The Cards Fall”
- “Send A Dove”
- “Wreckage Room”
- “Thermostat” Feat. Peter CottonTale
- “Out Of The Doldrums”
- “I Miss All My Exes”
- “Libra Intuition”
- “The Best Thing”
- “Good News”
Jamila Woods’ “Boomerang” not only offers a mesmerizing auditory experience but also delivers an artistic visual narrative that underscores the song’s themes of love, attraction, and the cyclical nature of human connections. With the forthcoming release of “Water Made Us,” listeners can anticipate an immersive musical journey that exemplifies Woods’ distinctive talent and creativity.