Hard-hitting and high-energy, yet emotional and dabbed with the spirit of nostalgic pop punk, JWILLI stirs emotions deep within thanks to “Recover.” The 150 BPM song embraces a relevant theme highlighting where the world stands as we all share this common experience gradually approaching the tail end of a historic pandemic. The genesis of the song being sparked in the winter of 2020, “Recover” highlights an underdog theme that’s positive and affirming: not losing sight of light at the end of the tunnel.
A distorted, rough synth melody fades in giving a sense of something epic on the rise. A live-drum kit feel organically leads to pop punk-esque vocal distortion that dissipates, giving open space to the feminine hook made for the limelight. A few moments later, the spirit of drop comes in full force and brings immediate energy into the room. A down-trot in energy leading to the bridge is soon juxtaposed. JWILLI brings in a final second drop that properly stretches what you're primed to by the first into a mystic, anthemic ride that delivers a full-circle feeling then a proper close.
John Williams, aka, JWILLI, is a rising DJ/producer who doesn’t leave any one genre off his creative compass. Based out of Chicago, the 26 year old has had the opportunity to score a handful of events in his home-state of Illinois, opening for acts like Two Friends, R3HAB, and more. Starting the project in 2017 and dropping his first original in August of 2020, this solo electronic artist is just getting started sharing his vision.