"Subtle Games" is a mesmerizing contemporary R&B classic produced by Mezraa, featuring Montreal's rising soul crooner jjad. The song has recently been given a fresh twist with the addition of vocals by the talented Liv East, a rising star from London who stumbled upon the track through a playlist and fell in love with it.
The track offers a modern, contemporary take on the intricacies of relationships, exploring the subtle games people play at the start of a new romantic tale. The crisp boom bap-inspired drums with a J Dilla-esque swing, combined with the rhodes and guitar-led soundscape, make for a sonically rich and captivating production.
Liv East's soulful vocals add a new dimension to the track, with her seamless integration shines in the second verse of the song. The perfect balance of tension and release between the hook, bridge, and verses makes "Subtle Games" a soulful masterpiece that will leave listeners catching a contact buzz from the first few seconds.