One of our favorite soul men is back with another sweeping ballad that’s sure to join his extensive list of iconic slow jams.
In new song, “We Never Saw It Coming,” Maxwell morns the death of a strained relationship.
“I am here, falling in circles far/Sorrowfully I fall/We never knew at all,” he croons. “We never saw it coming/Like a truck that’s passing/A gun that’s blasting/I feel the lashing.”
“We Never Saw It Coming” follows 2016’s blackSUMMERS’night.
Check out the song below.
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.