Rei: Borderline

October 20, 2020

Rei returns with the catchy new single ‘Borderline’.

Getting back to his singer/songwriter roots, ‘Borderline’ is a stripped-back release for Rei. In ‘Borderline’, Rei sings about the fine line between being in love or lust with someone. As he explains, “Borderline is about that space between a full-on relationship and a casual fling. That space where you want to keep seeing someone, but you’re also scared shitless of relationships and heartbreak because of past trauma.”

With co-writing credits from Djeisan Suskov, one of the core writers for NZ pop sensation Benee, ‘Borderline’ is an incredibly catchy release.

Coming off the back of winning ‘best hip-hop album’ at the Māori music awards Rei has been keeping busy.

Alongside the release of the single is a video for ‘Borderline’. Directed by Rei and Huia Hamon, the video’s concept is kept simplistic and focuses on Rei’s performance as he indulges the fun, romanticism of the track.

You can check out the track below.

As well as the video.

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