Popcaan Is Gloriously Inebriated On “Never Sober”

Hear another strong single from the dancehall singer

June 16, 2015

Popcaan's previous release, “Unruly Prayer,” was a soft, gentle ballad, but he changes directions on “Never Sober,” a bouncy, effervescent new track. Synths lurch unpredictably here, helping convey the drunken happiness Popcaan describes. As the song progresses, it picks up a number of pleasant details—a strange, squirting synth line, a whooshing sound, delicate touches of harmony.


Make sure to check out FADER’s cover story on Popcaan, and read up on the ways that he's helping push dancehall towards the mainstream.

Popcaan Is Gloriously Inebriated On “Never Sober”