Mychael Gabriel – ‘Honesty’

Mychael Gabriel could easily live off the fame and notoriety of having been a part of Paisley Park – and he has every right to do so – but instead he’s decided to forge his own identity, and no less so with his latest single, ‘Honesty’, which comes with a stunning music video.

Mychael is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist who has collaborated with legendary percussionist and ally of Prince, Sheila E. ‘Honesty’ has all the explosive pop funk that we have come to expect from Gabriel. The track, written, performed, and produced by Mychael, continues on with the musical ideas he brought forth in his previous single, ‘Ghost In The Midnight‘, which he released earlier this year. But while ‘Ghost’ was slinky and swaggering, ‘Honesty’ is more of a slow burn, building up from an oozing groove to a compelling chorus. There’s a gorgeous guitar solo as well – because, why not.

The video is full on sex but most of it is left to the imagination, as we can only see from Mychael’s chest upwards. He’s being caressed by a pair of female hands, and much as he clearly enjoys it, he’s still vulnerable and unsure of himself.

Find out more about Mychael Gabriel online on his official website. Watch the video for ‘Honesty’:

About the author

Lisa has been writing for over 20 years, starting as the entertainment editor on her university newspaper. Since then she's written for Popwrapped, Maximum Pop, Celebmix, and ListenOnRepeat.

Lisa loves all good music, with particular fondness for Jedward and David Bowie. She's interviewed Edward Grimes (Jedward), Kevin Godley, Trevor Horn, Paul Young, Peter Cox (Go West), Brendan B Brown (Wheatus), Bruce Foxton (The Jam), among many many more. Lisa is also available for freelance writing - please email lisa@essentiallypop.com

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