Nikki Jean - People & Planes (Digital)

Set over a lush downtempo instrumental, the bluesy vocals bemoan a world where economic disparity, civil injustices, the exorbitant costs of healthcare, the accessibility of weapons and widespread chemical dependancies all come together to set humankind on a path to destruction. Worse yet, we're all being force-fed our own societal failures as entertainment on a 24-hour news cycle.