Michelle talked to singer, songwriter, RU, about her debut album, ABOUT TIME.
Ru’s excellent track, CLEAN SLATE has been TRACK OF THE WEEK on Eat my Brunch.
Great to chat to this talented artist and look forward to hearing more of her incredible music.
The EP is out now on all formats.
I always ask my guests to quote their favourite self penned lyrics.
Lyrics – About Time: “When dreams come and fly away, money flows in but you’re not okay, You like the game, you like to win, but forget your soul just needs to sing, In the morning put your feet on the ground, wish away those dreams that can’t be found..”
Lyrics – Holding On (which is about addiction) “Rushing through an open door, making sure you’re out of sight, Can’t stop it from controlling you, That urge from deep inside… (bvs: ask yourself) Am I better without you? No (Bvs: yeah) But I don’t want to let you go (bvs: Nooo) Holding on when I should let go… Ru said “I like these because they paint a picture by describing the urgency of the addiction “get your fix its right at hand” and then the internal discussion between “voice” of the addicted mind on autopilot and the “voice” of reason. So the lead vocal and bvs are doing a call and response game, each playing different “voices” of the thought process the person is having inside their mind”.
Ru “I love lyrics with word sounds that are fun to sing. I see music as a whole. Lyrics are a piece of the composition and should adapt and fit in rhythmically as well as conveying the idea/message of the song”.
Debut EP ‘About Time’Out now!itunes/Apple music: https://ruvmusic.hearnow.com/Spotify: tiny.cc/RuVmusicComposition, lyrics, keys, acoustic guitar and vocals: Ru VmusicProd. Cass the BeatmakerMix. Roy MerchantMaster. Naweed (Whitfield Mastering – "High Times" – Jamiroquai , Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars)Mix. Holding on Acoustic – Trigo – Boundless StudiosBeautiful EP cover photo by the one and only Ana Paula Cover Design, Animation and Video Edit: Ru Vmusic
Gepostet von Ru am Freitag, 15. Mai 2020