“Hell & Highwater” Leaves Fans Mesmerized

Canadian artist, Yonatan Ayal, also known by his stage name, Chiiild (pronounced “child”) released his most recent album Better Luck In The Next Life back on March 9th. His latest collaboration between himself, Alina Baraz, and Caitlyn Scarlett resulted in a captivating new single titled “Hell and High Water”. The track showcases each artist’s unique style, blending together to create a mesmerizing piece. I’m going to highlight each artist what they bring to the song individually, and why their unique talents work together.

CHIIILD ON “Hell & high water”

Chiiild’s soulful and smooth vocals, with his emotive quality, set the tone for the song, immediately drawing in me as a listener. The smooth, mellow, and electronic beat, combined with the haunting melody, form the perfect backdrop for the poignant lyrics. This song explores the complex emotions of a relationship undergoing a tumultuous time. The lyrics are a powerful and heartfelt reflection on the ups and downs of love. This song is a raw honest song. It’s sure to resonate with anyone who has ever experienced heartbreak or struggled to keep a relationship alive.


I have to say, I strongly believe that Chiiild is an underrated artist. His creation of the song “Hell and High Water” is nothing short of amazing. It’s clear that he poured his heart and soul into this track. Chiiild is a true talent and one that is not getting the recognition he deserves. It’s my hope that this collaboration will help bring him more attention and allow more people to appreciate his unique style and artistry. So, it only leaves me to question, why isn’t he more recognized and appreciated in the music scene right now?


Alina Baraz’s fans have been eagerly awaiting her return to the music scene after a year-long hiatus. Her feature on “Hell and High Water” does not disappoint. As a dedicated fan myself, I was thrilled to hear her lend her ethereal voice to a new project. Her verse adds a layer of emotional complexity that elevates the song to new heights. It’s clear that she poured her heart into this collaboration. The result is a masterpiece that showcases her unique style and artistry.

Alina Baraz has always been known for her ability to convey deep emotion through her music, and her feature on “Hell and High Water” is no exception. Her hauntingly beautiful vocals perfectly complement the other two artists, creating a mesmerizing soundscape that truly captivates the listener. The combination of her voice with the poignant lyrics creates a powerful and unforgettable experience that lingered with me after the song ended.

Her contribution to this track is a testament to her popularity and the impact that her music has had on listeners around the world. It’s clear that her talent is undeniable. She continues to be one of the most exciting and innovative artists in the music industry today. I look forward to hearing more from her this year. I’m eagerly anticipating what she has in store for her fans next.

Photo of Alina Baraz


Before listening to “Hell and High Water,” I had never heard of Caitlyn Scarlett or her music, but she left me impressed. Caitlyn Scarlett’s addition to the track is nothing short of amazing. Her vocals are so unique and powerful, and they really complement the other two artists. Scarlett’s raw and edgy voice adds a new dimension to the song. Scarlett makes it so much more dynamic and interesting. Her verse really stands out and brings a great sense of complexity to the song. It provides a unique perspective that listeners can really connect with. Her vocal range and control during the chorus is truly impressive, and it really helps to bring the song to the next level. Caitlyn Scarlett’s contribution to this track is truly remarkable and it is clear that she is a rising star in the music industry.

Caitlyn Scarlett


“Hell and High Water” is a beautifully crafted track showcasing all three artists’ talents. The haunting melody, combined with the smooth and mellow beats, creates the perfect backdrop for the lyrics about a relationship undergoing a tumultuous time.

Alina Baraz’s silken voice adds an extra layer of emotional depth, while Caitlyn Scarlett’s raw and edgy vocals provide a unique perspective. This song is a must-listen for anyone who appreciates soulful, emotive music.

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