So Only, the maestro of electronic beats, introduces ‘Belle,’ a transcendent UK Garage/Speed Garage single that effortlessly blends spaced-apart vibes, deep emotional undertones, and an irresistibly danceable rhythm. A true reflection of So only’s love for UK Garage & Dubstep, ‘Belle’ is a sonic journey born from a nostalgic exploration of the late dubstep period.

Drawing inspiration from the raw, emotive sounds of influential artists like Gemini, Cutline, Benga, Nero, Nine8 collective, Joy Orbison Belle Humble, Lapalux, and Flying Lotus, ‘So Only’ is a testament to the impact these musicians had on shaping So Only’s unique approach to music production. So Only’s ability to infuse simplicity with deep emotions shines through in this track, proving that sometimes, less is indeed more. So Only’s musical journey is rooted in a diverse range of influences. From childhood favorites like the Red Hot Chili Peppers, GABRIELLE, Gorillaz, Lighthouse Family, and Ben Howard, to the transformative impact of dubstep pioneers, So Only’s sound is a fusion of experiences that span across genres and eras. In a recent interview on BBC Introducing Lancashire in early 2023, So Only engaged in a spirited conversation with Will, delving into his music, influences, and the creative process.

Listen to the insightful interview here. The production of ‘Belle’ comes after a year of intense studio focus for So Only, as he dedicated himself to solidifying his back catalog and refining his artistic identity. Having not played live for a while, Belle is gearing up for an exciting 2024, promising a flurry of releases and live shows So Only’s  influences extend beyond the realm of music, finding inspiration in the tranquility of the outdoors, particularly in derelict or woodland settings. This clarity of mind has led to some of his most exceptional works, showcasing the profound connection between nature and creativity. 

As a self-released track, ‘Belle’ is a testament to So Only’s  independence and dedication to his craft. Having been in the music scene for nearly a decade, So Only has honed his skills as both a producer and DJ. His journey includes experimenting under a different alias before finding the perfect direction with the So Only project. BBC North West has been a consistent supporter of So Only’s music over the past year, recognizing his unique talent and contribution to the electronic music landscape. All of So Only’s  music thus far has been self-released, showcasing his entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to artistic freedom. ‘Belle’ by So Only is set to captivate audiences with its unique blend of UK Garage/Speed Garage, promising an unforgettable auditory experience.

Follow So Only on for updates, and stay tuned for the release of ‘Belle.’ So Only – Belle Will Be Released on 15th February in all main digital stores.