Today, he continued that tradition with a raw acoustic song called "Perfect" that he quietly uploaded to the streaming service. Calling it "a song from the soul," he released the song along with a note: "The first song I released was a rough draft on SoundCloud. I'm leaving this on SoundCloud as well. Thank you guys, love you."
When a fan asked for a final version, he said he will "probs gonna leave it at rough draft." That's fine with us. This raw, emotional take is a perfect complement to the glossier production we heard on his debut album, American Teen.
Listen to "Perfect" below.
Continue to watch Khalid talk about relationships, haters, and American Teen in our sit-down interview with him below.