“We’re All Gonna Die” by AJ Smith

In a slew of memorable beats, AJ Smith begs the question; how long do we really have to live this life to the fullest in this, his new single, “We’re All Gonna Die.” The question isn’t as simple as it sounds; for Smith is backed into a corner right now, facing down boredom that just won’t leave him alone, and he’s looking for a means of letting the entire globe know exactly what this moment feels like from the first-person point of view. He’s singing from the bottom of his soul, but the gentle groove that is echoing his pleading is giving us just as much of a show.

AJ Smith is not on the cover of this month’s Rolling Stone, and you probably won’t be seeing him on MTV anytime this season, but his latest single has a more artful center than almost anything or anyone that will be. This song isn’t just about living life the way it was always meant to be experienced; it’s about taking a stand against the passive attitudes that have inflicted pop with way more duds than studs lately.

It’s only been a couple of weeks since I got the chance to hear AJ Smith’s new single fresh off of its final mixing session, but in that short amount of time I’ve become a big fan of his style, and the way that he commands so much attention with his words. I know that he is going to find a very warm reception this fall, and I’m excited to see him in person if and when he decides to hit the road in support of any future releases. I can’t imagine the sort of energy that he’s going to take on tour, but if it’s something along the lines of what we hear in “We’re All Gonna Die,” he’s going to have an easy time finding some likeminded artists and active voices in the new pop movement to share the bill with him.

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