When two musical sensations collide, a purely magical collaboration happens. That’s exactly what went down when Jamie Miller, the talented artist who bravely joined The Voice UK at just 19, joined forces with Korean musician, songwriter, singer, and rapper Kang Young-Hyun, better known as Young K. Their collaboration on ‘Maybe Next Time’ is a masterpiece of emotion and resonance that we simply must talk about.
With over one billion global streams worldwide, Jamie Miller’s music has captivated playlists. And his cover of Adele’s ‘One and Only’ went viral! It caught the attention of A-List celebrities like P!NK and Kelly Clarkson. Khloe Kardashian even re-shared it on her social media! With all this momentum behind him, it’s only natural for Jamie to seek a musical partner like Young K, best known for being the bassist of the band DAY6, to take his song to new heights. Together, they’ve crafted a truly timeless song that describes the wave of emotions after a heartbreak. The addition of Young K’s vocals adds maturity and a collective experience to the track. There’s so much to appreciate about this incredible collaboration! At The Honey POP! we’re getting sentimental and presenting three meaningful messages from ‘Maybe Next Time.’
Moving On With A Positive Perspective
Breakups can easily consume us with emotions, but it’s crucial to remember that it’s not the end. While ‘Maybe Next Time’ is a song following heartbreak, it also provides the powerful message of remembering the excitement of a future to come. The lyric “and I know it won’t help, but I’m telling myself, maybe next time I’ll be enough, you’ll give me everything instead of giving up” emphasizes this. Firstly, it importantly acknowledges that relationships are two-way: commitment from both sides is needed. The lyric also acknowledges that life moves on and hopes, with an optimistic mindset, that maybe next time things will work out.
Don’t Be Caught Up Dwelling On The Past
Young K’s second verse in this song reminds us of a human tendency to reflect on the past and always yearn for change. If time machines were real, we’re certain everyone would wish for a chance to do things differently in the past. That’s exactly what Young K expresses with the lyric, “Maybe I could’ve said, could’ve done something else, but all of the ‘could’ve’ mean nothing to you now.” Instead of being caught up in the could’ve, would’ve, should’ve, the song gently nudges us to let go of the past because dwelling on it often holds little significance in the present.
Excitement For A Future Story
The song concludes with the powerful lyric, “So I’m counting the days till I won’t have to say maybe next time.” It gives us a sense of closure to this story. Counting down the days is usually associated with excitement, and it’s refreshing to have such a positive message of looking forward to the future.
We know we got sentimental, but that’s exactly what this song does to us! How much do you love this collab? What are some of your favorite messages from ‘Maybe Next Time?’ Let us know in the comments or tweet us @thehoneypop!