This post was originally published in December 2018.

There is something about the voice, and the lyricism, that feels so relatable; it is honest, and complicated, and even selfish, but the backdrop is love. Maybe every relationship is both codependent and doomed at the same time.

Sometimes you have to take a step back and look at your own life: Joel Baker is at peace with the choices he’s made, and you should be too. This song will give you the opportunity to reminisce; Rupi Kaur is a beautiful exploration of the little details that drive companionship, separation, and regret.

Joel Baker is a singer and songwriter from the UK. This song is featured on our CHILL NEW Songwriters playlist.