“We gotta change to be the change,” Just Sam (Samantha Diaz) sings with a trembling vibrato. Following her 2020 American Idol trophy, the singer-songwriter returns with her second single titled “Change,” coming on the heels of “Africando” earlier this year. Rampant gun and gang violence weighed heavy on her heart, so she put pen to paper to pour out her heart. A moody, somber melody lays thick among the brushes of clanky, off-kilter production. “Promise yourself that you can do better, better, better,” she trails off.
Listen to “Change” below.