Mélat and Jansport J use the music to get over their worldly “Worries” on a new single.

The world seems crazier and crazier these days. That’s why it’s more important than ever to find things (or people) that keep you grounded.

Mélat understands this all too well. The Austin songbird may be on the cusp of dropping her collaborative album with Jansport J, ‘Move Me II: The Present’; but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things trying to steal away her joy. “Worries (Revelation 8-3),” the latest track from ‘Move Me II,’ is all about Mélat and her trusty boardman keeping it moving even when their minds threaten to drag them down. The song is a continuation of “Revelation 8:2” from the first ‘Move Me’ project.

“On the track, I proclaim that ‘Love is my religion,'” Mélat said of the track. “Despite the negativity that surrounds us, sharing that love is my light and my purpose.”

 “It’s the world against us, but I don’t worry about your love…”

There’s certainly something light about “Worries,” in spite of its heavy content. That may be due to Jansport J’s steady high-hat and well-timed piano keys thudding in the breaks between the singer’s breathy vocals. Just like previous single “Push” sounded like it came from the ’90s, “Worries” sounds like it’s a lost track from ‘New York Undercover’ or an instrumental lifted from The Fugees.

For good measure, Jansport J even tosses in random police sirens (slightly foreshadowing the track’s potent second verse) and Mélat adopts a Lauryn Hill-esque flow mid-track, but focus is key. You can’t control what happens around you, but you can control how your mental responds to it. That’s the lesson “Worries” has for listeners.

Listen to Mélat and Jansport J’s “Worries” single for yourself down below. ‘Move Me II: The Present’ arrives next Friday, but can be pre-ordered now on iTunes.

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