Jessie Reyez Teases New Album with "Mutual Friend"

The artist debuted the single on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' last night

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BY Calum SlingerlandPublished Aug 12, 2022

The billboards don't lieJessie Reyez is still at work on a new album, and the Toronto artist has now teased what's to come from sophomore LP Yessie with new song "Mutual Friend."

The latest from Reyez arrives alongside a music video directed by Peter Huang, in which the artist and a host of dancers declare independence as flowers wilt and a meteor streaks across the sky. Through it all, Reyez remains firm: "If you die tomorrow / I don't think I'd cry."

Reyez premiered "Mutual Friend" last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live! alongside show-stopping string accompaniment, which you'll also find below.

New album Yessie, the follow-up to Reyez's 2020 debut Before Love Came to Kill Uswill be out September 16 via FMLY/Island Records.

Reyez previously captured the 2020 Prism Prize and a 2021 Juno Award for Music Video of the Year with visuals for "Far Away" and "No One's in the Room," respectively.

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