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Kojaque – ‘Bambi’ (feat. Gotts Street Park)

Kojaque – ‘Bambi’ (feat. Gotts Street Park)

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Kojaque has released a new single featuring live playing from the Leeds jazz instrumentalists and producers Gotts Street Park.

‘Bambi’ is released today on Soft Boy Records, and was recently debuted at festival appearances like Body & Soul Festival.

It comes with a video by Sam McGrath and the artist, featuring Kojaque in janitor mode. Lyrics below.

Kojaque is currently in Australia supporting Loyle Carner. It’s the artist’s first single since 2021’s second album Town’s Dead.

“The one that got away. It’s about missing your chance and what remains after that. I went out to West London to meet Tom from Gotts Street Park, who I was a huge fan of from their work with Celeste and Rosie Lowe. It was around COVID times, and I had come back to London early after Christmas because our landlord was evicting us. The melody came there and then, and I finished the verses on the train back East. I had Ryan Hargadan play the sax line over it to tie everything together, but the mood of the instrumental fit the lyrics perfectly. It’s one of my favourite songs I’ve written.”

‘Bambi’ Lyrics

Yeah do that one

Gotts, Gotts, gotts, gotts street
And the heartbreak kid, young Kojaque

We were on the way home
Thought I heard ya say something
Mumble you could fall for somebody like me
Took ya back to my place
Bambi with the ice skates
I could hardly talk caught me in your high beams
Yeah you took my by the blindside
Back in hindsight
There were signs but I guess I didn’t see
Stevie Wonder on the high-fi
For once in my life
Hate to see ya go but I love to watch ya
I love to watch ya

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We never got the time quite right,(truth told)
Felt like your fella stole my life (two fold)
Tried laying all my cards down twice but I bitched out,
Let a couple years go by, then
Like Moses with the staff
Two of you split
Thought feelings wouldn’t last
Go figure cupid
Few Guinness
Loose lips
Room spinnin’ eyes fixed
That booty too roomy might have to move in
Actin foolish, puppy dog grin
She’s my snow white, Cinderella shoo-in
Fairy-tale type, want that happy ending
Can’t lose the girl twice hands like a vice grip
Type that make ya wanna go to war
I wanna be the only one that you adore
There’s not a man on the planet wouldn’t want ya
If I’m honest I just never saw you knocking on my door but

We were on the way home
Thought I heard ya say something
Mumble you could fall for somebody like me
Took ya back to my place
Bambi with the ice skates
I could hardly talk caught me in your high beams
Yeah you took my by the blindside
Back in hindsight
There were signs but I guess I didn’t see
Stevie Wonder on the high-fi
For once in my life
Hate to see ya go but I love to watch ya
I love to watch ya

Spent the whole week in my bed sheets
Never been awake for a wet dream
We shoulda made a tape if ya get me
Cus ever since it happened, I been living in the memory
I been living in the past
I should’ve known that I could never make it last
Soon as it happened had to flee to other lands
Took a plane outta state
It’s a cruel twist of fate
Watch ya slip through my hands
It’s like a slap in the face
Held your face in my palms
Eyes start to fade
When I think of you now
Maybe one day
I’ll pick your face out the crowd
Often I dream of ya honestly I lost count
My ma’s always told me be persistent
But I don’t know if you’re the type to go the distance
I took my chance, somehow, I still missed it
But do you think about me when you’re with him?

I was on the way home
Thought I heard ya say something
Mumble you could fall for somebody like me
Took ya back to my place
Bambi with the ice skates
I could hardly talk caught me in your high beams
Yeah you took my by the blindside
Back in hindsight
There were signs, but I guess I didn’t see
Stevie wonder on the high-fi
For once in my life
Hate to see ya go but I love to watch ya
I love to watch you leave


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