Blackout

Album: single release only (2013)
Charted: 6
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Songfacts®:

  • The first single from Wretch 32's sophomore album was produced by Knox Brown, who also worked on several songs for the London-based rapper's 2012 mixtape Wretchercise. The song was released on iTunes on May 12, 2013 via Ministry of Sound Recordings / Levels Entertainment.
  • This features London-based singer and rapper Shakka, who studied Music Production and Theory, Classical Piano, Percussion and Vocals at CYM (Centre for Young Musicians). His Dominican father, is a guitarist and producer of the reggae band The Foreigners Crew, and in his younger days, Shakka played keys and ended up singing a few songs for the band.
  • Wretch explained the song's meaning to Digital Spy: "It's about when life becomes so busy and all you want to do is blackout and get away from it all," he said. "For me, that's going to a studio or going to a club with mates. But everyone has different ideas of where they want to blackout."

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