Hanni El Khatib has dropped “No Way,” the latest single off his upcoming EP, titled Savage Times, Vol. 3. The acoustic track, full of beachy guitar lines and layered harmonies, may sound like a chilled out summer song, but the lyrics run much deeper, as they usually do on El Khatib's tracks.
The new track is like a proclamation of unity amongst a number of families, who currently face the threat of losing their homes in the face of widespread gentrification. With El Khatib's lead, the mellow but defiant track eventually proclaims their undying fight against the bulldozers of progress. With each poignant line that he delivers, El Khatib promises not to go down without a fight in the chorus, which builds each time it is repeated. “We got no money but we still got our pride (and they can’t)/Take that away from us ‘cause we’re still alive.” It's a e
“No Way” is the second single released off of El Khatib’s upcoming EP. Savage Times, Vol. 3 will be El Khatib’s third EP released this year, following Savage Times, Vol.1 and 2.
Check out the inspiring track below.
Words: Brighton Linderberg