Never Gonna Be The Same
Sean Paul will release his brand new single, 'Never Gonna Be The Same' on July 17th. This is the fourth single to be taken from the 'The Trinity', which will be re-released on July 24th and will include hot new collaborations such as 'Cry Baby Cry' (Carlos Santana and Joss Stone) as well as 'Break It Off' (Rhianna).
'Never Gonna Be The Same' comes after the UK Top 5 hit'We Be Burnin' 'Ever Blazin' and 'Temperature'. The song is a tribute to Sean Paul's friend Daddigon - who was gunned down early last year on the streets of Kingston. "He was one of my best friends in the first three or four years of my career," says Sean. "It's not gonna be the same without him." During one of their freestyle sessions in 1994, Daddigon came up with the name of The Dutty Cup Crew, which Sean has represented ever since.
Speaking about the process behind making the song, Sean says, "one day I tried to just take that sadness and all that energy and express it. I took a couple weeks to sit down and write. I mention some other people too, like [the slain Jamaican dancehall icon] Bogle, and Peter Cargill and Shorty Malcolm, who were two of the biggest footballers on the Reggae Boys team. I mention my aunt who died in a car crash, and another sister named Nicole who was one of my first girlfriends. She died from a brain tumour. That song is basically for all the people we've lost. It's saying, - we gonna miss your legacy – all of y'all. But we'll keep burning up the flame in your memory. Cause you weren't here for nothing. "
Released: July 17th
Label: Atlantic/VP Recordings