Gryffin always seems to know the exact course of action to play to the strengths of each of his originals, as evidenced just a handful of weeks prior on the deluxe edition of his freshman LP, Gravity. As his formal prelude to the new year, Gryffin is now doing precisely that, reconvening with Audrey Mika for an unexpected dissection of their fall pairing, “Safe With Me.”
Running from the “All You Need To Know” acoustic to the Maia Wright-assisted adaptation of “Body Back,” a song’s original composition truly does not matter when it comes to Gryffin’s ability to give it a charmed alternative rendering. Call it an overused expression, but it seemed improbable that “Safe With Me” could get any better, until its stripped-back account was introduced, that is. Gryffin stated that he and Mika set out to “showcase the lyrics that really gravitated us to the song,” and this aim seamlessly translates to action in the acoustic rendition.
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