Khalid Goes Back to Basics With New Track "Perfect"

“The first song I released was a rough draft on SoundCloud. I’m leaving this on SoundCloud as well.”

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2017 has been a huge year for Khalid, with the singer releasing his debut album, dropping a multi-platinum single and teaming up with everyone from Lorde to Lil Yachty. For his latest track, though, Khalid has gone back to his origins and released a simple acoustic track through his SoundCloud account.

The song, titled “Perfect,” features only the singer’s voice and an acoustic guitar, with the low-key music being reflected in the track’s release. On Twitter, Khalid described “Perfect” as a “song from the soul,” before explaining why he dropped it via Soundcloud: “The first song I released was a rough draft on SoundCloud. I’m leaving this on SoundCloud as well. Thank you guys, love you.”

You can stream “Perfect” below now, and check out another stripped back Khalid release, with his recent cover of SZA’s “Love Galore.

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