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Information Provided By: Future Radio

On 17th May 2024, South African Rock Duo, Future Radio, released their brand new single, I'll Be Okay, featuring Christiaan Baartman. This dynamic collaboration blends captivating rock melodies with powerhouse vocals, creating a song that embodies resilience and optimism.

I'll Be Okay highlights the combined talents of both acts, seamlessly merging Christiaan Baartman's commanding vocals with Future Radio's signature melodic rock sound. Featuring a catchy chorus, mesmerising bass lines by renowned session bassist Rixi Roman, and unexpected twists in the bridge, the track promises to captivate listeners from start to finish. Its driving rhythm and heartfelt lyrics resonate emotionally, inviting listeners to immerse themselves in the journey of resilience and hope portrayed in the song. I'll Be Okay embodies the power and magic of collaboration and emerges as the perfect soundtrack for those memorable drives down an open road.

Reflecting on the collaboration, Future Radio's frontman and songwriter, Johnny, remarks:

"Working with Christiaan felt like a natural fit. We've collaborated on many projects before, and when I began crafting I'll Be Okay, I knew his vocals would take the track to another level. The chemistry between us was evident right from the start."

Christiaan Baartman, known for his more singer-songwriter repertoire, was excited about the chance to showcase his versatility:

"I've always been a fan of rock music, so collaborating with Future Radio was really exciting for me. They're dedicated to making great music, and the collaboration with them was seamless. I'm really happy with how it turned out."

With over 18 years of experience in the music industry, Christiaan Baartman is celebrated as one of South Africa's top artists, renowned for his powerful voice and musical talent. His innovative efforts during the pandemic, including pioneering live online shows and releasing various hit Afrikaans singles, have earned him acclaim and a devoted fan base.

Future Radio, made their mark on the music scene in 2020 with their debut album, "Freedom," followed by "Identity" in 2023. Comprising of, songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist Johnny Future, alongside guitarist and visual artist Drikus Roets, the band crafts a distinct sound they proudly call "Future Rock." With both acts boasting a track record of success on editorial playlists, I'll Be Okay is set to become a beacon of resilience for navigating life's challenges. Alongside the single release, fans can anticipate a lyric video, a music video, as well as live and acoustic versions, ensuring the song receives maximum exposure to a wide audience.

Novacaine Rating: 10/10 "I'll Be Okay is an awesome track featuring the gritty vocals of Christiaan Baartman merged together with Future Radio's groovy sound"

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