The single will be the first from Rationale’s forthcoming five-track EP High Hopes. One By One was co-produced with friend and collaborator Bastien Langebaek (Jack Garratt, Jess Glynne, Jessie Ware), who Rationale previously worked with on his track Vessels. Other collaborations on the EP include Starsmith (Ellie Goulding, Clean Bandit) on the title track and George Moore (Yebba) on Kindred.
The release of Rationale’s debut album in October last year marked the end of an exciting and almost unbelievable two years for the singer and producer who moved to London as a child from his birthplace of Harare in Zimbabwe. Not only had he performed on Jools Holland and Stephen Colbert; toured arenas with Bastille and Rag’n’Bone Man; and played at festivals up and down the country, he also had written songs with Katy Perry and label mate Rag’n’Bone Man, and had one of his own songs covered by Ellie Goulding.