“Never Be like You” is a song by Australian musician Flume that has become one of the defining hits of 2016. The song from Flume’s second album was released in January 2016 and dominated the charts in his native Australia then around the world.
The smoothed out, then pounding track features vocals from a Canadian singer named Kai.
Born Alessia De Gasperis Brigante in 1990, Kai is a singer and songwriter from Toronto, Ontario. Kai started in music in 2012 when she worked with the Montreal dubstep group Adventure Club, writing and singing the song “Need Your Heart.”
Kai has also worked with Diplo prior to connecting with Fume to write and sing on “Never be like You.”