Matisyahu Delivers Smooth 'Back to the Old': Exclusive Premiere

Jack Dugan


Matisyahu is premiering his latest track "Back to the Old" on Billboard Dance, and it's full of some of his most honest, vulnerable lyrics yet.

From his upcoming album Undercurrent, due May 19, "Back to the Old" features incredibly smooth vocals over a groovy, drum-led arrangement with sweet guitar licks. Matisyahu sings lyrics like, "I'm givin' up/ I'm givin' in/ All I got is what's right in front of me."

Speaking about the track, Matisyahu tells Billboard Dance, "'Back to the Old' is the story of Abraham returning home to a whole new world after his earth-shattering breakthroughs and breakdowns up on the mountain. For me this was paralleled by moving back home 10 minutes from where I grew up in NY and starting my life again."

Listen to "Back to the Old" below.


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